2875 Robert Emmett Newton Kinchington, Aus I F

1892 Ju; 14. Born a Conmee. Longreach QLD Son of Patrick Joseph Conmee and Norah Ellen (Nellie) Scanlan. His father died in 1906 and his mother re-married to Thomas Henry Kinchington (there were at least 7 other sibblings)

1894 His mother left Conmee for another man, and lived with Louis Halberstaedter (butcher) for 1 and half yrs. He leves her and she attempts suicide.

1895 Jun 7. Father convicted of theft

1895 Dec 18. His father appears to desert the family.

1916 Jun 6. Enlisted Sydney. Next of kin is his mother Nellie Kinchington

1919 Feb 5. 2875B Private Robert Emmett Kinchington, ā€˜Dā€™ Company, 3rd Battalion Australian Infantry, Australian Imperial Force, died Septic Pneumonia International Hotel, Killarney, County Kerry while on leave 21 Jan 1919 to UK from 1st Australian Divisional Signal Company in France aged 26. 5 other Australian Soldiers who happened to be on leave in Killarney and heard about his death attended the burial. Son of Mrs. Ellen Kinchington, of 40, Junction Rd., Summer Hill, Sydney.

British Soldiers died in Ireland