McKERNAN, Edward Walter

Service Number –   6059.

Rank –   Private.

Unit / Division –   16th  Battalion.

Enlistment Date –   21  March  1916.

Address on Enlistment –   Bunbury,  W. A.

Occupation on Enlistment –   Boatman.

Next of Kin on Enlistment –   Father-  John  McKernan,  Mother-  May  Agnes  McKernan,  both  of  Stirling  Street,  Bunbury,  W. A.

 

Religion –   Church  of  England.

Embarkation Details –   From  Fremantle  on  7  August  1916  on  HMAT  A28  “  Miltiades  “.

KIA / Mortally Wounded –

Date –   13  June  1917.

Place –   Valenciennes,  France  (  Prisoner  of  War  ).

Age at Death – 25.

Burial Location / Commemoration Details –   Valenciennes   ( St  Roch )  Communal  Cemetery,  Nord,  France  (  Plot  IV,  Row  D,  Grave  No.  22  ).

Panel Number, Roll of Honour (Australian War Memorial) –   80.

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