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Anthony Lenehan (1892–1917)

Anthony Lenehan, c.1915

Anthony Lenehan, c.1915

Anthony Lenehan (1892-1917) was a boilermaker with the NSW government railways. He enlisted in the AIF on 18 May 1915, serving with the 17th Battalion, and was promoted to lance corporal on 31 October 1916 after having served in the Dardanelles Campaign.

Lenehan died on 2 March 1917 of wounds received in action at the Somme, France. He was buried in the Warlencourt British Cemetery (Plot I, Row E, Grave No. 22), France.

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Anthony Lenehan, c.1915

Anthony Lenehan, c.1915

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Paddington, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia


2 March, 1917 (aged ~ 25)

Cause of Death

war wounds

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