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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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'Lenehan, Anthony (1892–1917)', People Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University, https://peopleaustralia.anu.edu.au/biography/lenehan-anthony-34374/text43141, accessed 13 June 2024.

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Anthony Lenehan, c.1915

Anthony Lenehan, c.1915

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Birth

1892
Paddington, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

Death

2 March, 1917 (aged ~ 25)
France

Cause of Death

war wounds

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