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Thomas Jenkins

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Serial No. N44142

37th Battalion


Thomas Jenkins - Information

Thomas Jenkins decided to sign up to the AIF in Kiama on the 27th of September 1916, aged 19. He was born in Camden c1897, and when the war began, was living in Wollongong with his family. Thomas commenced his training with the 3rd Depot Battalion, and was eventually posted to the 2nd Reinforcements, 37th Battalion. However, Thomas had difficulty completing exercises. As a result, he was discharged from military service on the 3rd of January 1917, as ‘unlikely to become an effective soldier.’