Ambrose Albert Kerney

Ambrose Albert Kerney[1]

Male 18 Feb1920 - 1960

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  • Name Ambrose Albert Kerney  [1
    Nickname Boy 
    Born 18 Feb1920  Wollar, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4
    • Ambrose is the twin brother of Sarah Josephine Kerney.
    Gender Male 
    Occupation 1943  Tobruk Crescent, Orange, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Munition Worker 
    Residence 1943  Tobruk Crescent, Orange, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Tobruk Crescent, Orange, New South Wales, Australia 
    War Service 23 Mar 1943  Townsville, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Private Ambrose Albert Kerney embarked the troop ship "Duntroon" for Port Morsby, New Guinea. 
    War Service 25 Mar 1943  Port Morseby, New Guinea Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Disembarked troop ship "Duntroon" at Port Moresby, New Guinea. Joined 25th Battalion which served at Miln Bay and Donadabu (near Port Morseby) until the battalion returned to Cairns 24 Dec 1943. 
    War Service 13 May 1943  Kandos, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 8
    NX163719, Private Ambrose Albert Kerney enlisted in the Australian Army on 13 May 1943 and served until his discharge on 20th June 1946. 
    Nx163719 (N410835) Private Ambrose Albert Kerney
    Nx163719 (N410835) Private Ambrose Albert Kerney
    Private Ambrose Albert Kerney enlisted in the Australian Army 20 Feb 1930 and served until discharge 20 Jun 1946.
    Nx163719 (N410835) Private Ambrose Albert Kerney, World War 2 Nominal Role.
    Nx163719 (N410835) Private Ambrose Albert Kerney, World War 2 Nominal Role.
    NX16379 (N410835) Private Ambrose Albert Kerney enlisted in the Australian Army 13 May 1943 at Kandos, New South Wales and was discharged 20 Jun 1946.
    World War Two Certificate of Military Service
    World War Two Certificate of Military Service
    Private Ambrose Albert Kerney NX163719 world War Two Military Service Certificate.
    Private Ambrose Albert Kerney NX163719
    Private Ambrose Albert Kerney NX163719
    Ambrose Albert Kerney is the son of John Joseph Kerney (Jack) and Ina Ethel Florence Kerney. He enlisted in the Australian Armey 13 may 1943 and discharged 20 June 1946.
    Occupation 13 May 1943  Kandos, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Machinist 
    Residence 13 May 1943  9 Fleming Street, Kandos, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    9 Fleming Street, Kandos, New South Wales, Australia. 
    War Service 22 Dec 1943  Cairns, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    22nd December 1943 embarked on the Troop Ship "Canberra", at Port Morseby,New Guinea, Disembarking at Cairns, Queensland, Australia the same Day (22 December 1943). 
    Military Honours 30 Jun 1946  Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    For his service during world war 2, Ambrose Albert Kerney was awarded the 1939/45 Star, Pacific Star, War Medal and the Australian Service Medal. 
    The 1939 - 1945 Star
    The 1939 - 1945 Star
    Awarded for service as follows:
    Navy - awarded for six months service afloat in areas of active operations from 3 September 1939 to 2 September 1945.
    Army - awarded for six months service in an operational command during the period 3 September 1939 to 2 September 1945.
    Air Force - awarded to all aircrew who have taken part in operations against the enemy, subject to at least two months in an operational unit and to all non-air crew who served six months in the area of an Army operational command. A gold rosette worn on the ribbon signifies participation in the Battle of Britain, 1 July 1940 to 31 October 1940.
    Merchant Marine - awarded under the same conditions as Navy provided that at least one voyage was made through a specified area of active operations.
    At least one living or private individual is linked to this item - Details withheld.
    At least one living or private individual is linked to this item - Details withheld.
    The Australian Service Medal 1939 - 1945
    The Australian Service Medal 1939 - 1945
    Awarded for 30 days full-time or 90 days part-time service at home or overseas in the Australian Armed Forces and the Australian Mercantile marine between 3 September 1939 and 2 September 1945.
    At least one living or private individual is linked to this item - Details withheld.
    Residences 1958  6 George Street, Queanbeyan, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    6 George Street, Queanbeyan, New South Wales, Australia. 
    Occupation 1958  Queanbeyan, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    Labourer 
    Buried Feb 1960  Queanbeyan Riverside Cemetery, Queanbeyan, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Ambrose Albert Kelly died 4 February 1960 at Long Gully, age 39 yrs and he is buried in Roman Catholic Section of the Riverside Cemetery, Queanbeyan, New South Wales, Australia.
    Grave - Ambrose Albert Kerney
    Grave - Ambrose Albert Kerney
    Ambrose Albert Kerney's grave is located in the catholic Section of the Queanbeyan riverside Cemetery.
    Plot: Catholic Section
    Headstone, Ambrose Albert Kerney
    Headstone, Ambrose Albert Kerney
    Ambrose Albert Kerney is buried at the Queanbeyan Riverside Cemetery
    Plot: Catholic Section
    Queanbyan Riverside Cemetery
    Queanbyan Riverside Cemetery
    Queanbyan Riverside Cemetery is located at 40 Erin St, Queanbeyan New South Wales, Australia
    Cause of Death 4 Feb 1960  Long Gully, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Drowning 
    Died 4 Feb 1960  Long Gully, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [13, 14
    Person ID I11548  Tucker Family Tree | The descendants of Thomas Eatch
    Last Modified 15 Feb 2017 

    Father John Joseph Kerney,   b. 13 Sep 1890, Mudgee, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Jan 1969, Mudgee, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Mother Ina Ethel Florence McDonald,   b. 17 Sep 1888, Cassilis, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Nov 1972, Dubbo, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Married 1913  Gulgong, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [15
    Family ID F3195  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family R.E. Ward 
    Last Modified 24 Aug 2016 
    Family ID F3860  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 18 Feb1920 - Wollar, New South Wales, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsWar Service - Private Ambrose Albert Kerney embarked the troop ship "Duntroon" for Port Morsby, New Guinea. - 23 Mar 1943 - Townsville, Queensland, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsWar Service - NX163719, Private Ambrose Albert Kerney enlisted in the Australian Army on 13 May 1943 and served until his discharge on 20th June 1946. - 13 May 1943 - Kandos, New South Wales, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Machinist - 13 May 1943 - Kandos, New South Wales, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMilitary Honours - For his service during world war 2, Ambrose Albert Kerney was awarded the 1939/45 Star, Pacific Star, War Medal and the Australian Service Medal. - 30 Jun 1946 - Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Labourer - 1958 - Queanbeyan, New South Wales, Australia Link to Google Earth
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  • Documents
    1943 Commonwealth Electoral Roll for the State of New South Wales, Sub Division of Orange - Ambrose Albert Kerney.
    1943 Commonwealth Electoral Roll for the State of New South Wales, Sub Division of Orange - Ambrose Albert Kerney.
    Electoral Roll No. 5555, Ambrose Albert Kerney.
    At least one living or private individual is linked to this item - Details withheld.

  • Sources 
    1. [S58] John W Bernie (Reliability: 3).

    2. [S120] John Bernie (Reliability: 2), 18 Jan 1920.
      Ambrose Albert b 18 Jan 1920 d 4 Feb 1957

    3. [S437] Australian World War Two Military Service Record, Australian Government, (National Library of Australia), 2 (Reliability: 3), 20 Feb 1920.
      See page two of Ambrose Albert Kerney World War 2 Military Service Record.

    4. [S123] World War 2 Nominal Roll, National Archives of Australia, 1 (Reliability: 3), 20 Feb 1920.
      See attached World War 2 Nominal roll for Private Ambrose Albert Kerney.

    5. [S371] Commonwealth Electoral Rolls New South Wales, 93 (Reliability: 3), 1943.
      1943 Commonwealth and State Electoral Roll of Subdivision of Orange, New South Wales, Australia. Electoral Role No. 5555 Ambrose Albert Kerney.

    6. [S437] Australian World War Two Military Service Record, Australian Government, (National Library of Australia), 6 (Reliability: 3), 23 Mar 1943.

    7. [S437] Australian World War Two Military Service Record, Australian Government, (National Library of Australia), 6 (Reliability: 3), 25 Mar 1943.

    8. [S437] Australian World War Two Military Service Record, Australian Government, (National Library of Australia), 2 (Reliability: 3), 20 Feb 1920.
      See attached World War 2 Military service Record.

    9. [S437] Australian World War Two Military Service Record, Australian Government, (National Library of Australia), 7 (Reliability: 3), 13 May 1943.
      See attached World War 2 Military Service Record, Ambrose Albert Kerney, page 7.

    10. [S437] Australian World War Two Military Service Record, Australian Government, (National Library of Australia), 2 and 9 (Reliability: 3), 13 May 1943.

    11. [S437] Australian World War Two Military Service Record, Australian Government, (National Library of Australia), 1 (Reliability: 3), 30 Jun 1946.
      See attached World War 2 Military service record of Ambrose Albert Kerney.

    12. [S371] Commonwealth Electoral Rolls New South Wales, 29 (Reliability: 3), 1958.
      Electoral Roll No. 1675 Ambrose Albert Kerney
      Electoral Roll No. 1678 Rita Eileen Kerney n. Ward

    13. [S120] John Bernie (Reliability: 2), 4 Feb 1957.
      Ambrose Albert Kerney b 18 Jan 1920 d 4 Feb 1957

    14. [S436] Access Canberra, 20003164/1960 (Reliability: 3), 4 Feb 1960.
      See attached ACT Historic Death Registration Transcription for Ambrose Arnold who died 4th February 1960.

    15. [S4] NSW BDM, New South Wales Government (Reliability: 3), 1913.
      Surname Kerney, Given Names John J, Sex Male, Event Marriage, Index Year 1913, Spouse Surname MacDonald, Spouse Given Names Ina E F, Spouse Sex Female, Place of Registration Gulgong, Registration Year 1913, Registration Number 5249


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