Sapper Kenneth William Delphin

Service number 2474
Ranks Held Private, Sapper
Birth Place Australia: Tasmania, Hamilton
Death Date 1916-08-04
Death Place France
Final Rank Sapper
Service Australian Imperial Force
Unit 7th Field Company, Australian Engineers
Conflict/Operation First World War, 1914-1918

Sapper Kenneth William Delphin (2474, 7th Field Company) was born in Hamilton on Forth, Tasmania, in 1898. He was farming when he enlisting in July 1915. Kenneth was killed in action on 4 August 1916 at Tara Hill near Albert and is commemorated on the Villers-Bretonneux Memorial, France. Kenneth’s mother wrote that he was 17 years and 10 months of age at the time of his death.



Date of enlistment 01 July 1915
Date of embarkation 05 October 1915
Date of death 04 August 1916