|Place of birth||Muttaburra, Qld|
Robert was born in Muttaburra the son of Jane
|Date of enlistment||10/04/1916|
|Place of enlistment||Sydney, NSW|
|Next of kin||Jane Kennedy [mother]|
|Date of discharge||19/03/1919|
He was a 30 year old miner when he enlisted in to the Tunnelling Company - Officers and October to December Reinforcements (October-December 1916)
He won his MM on the 04/10/1918: 'During the operation against the Hinderburg Line on the Morning of the 20th September, in the neighbourhood of Bellicourt, he was engaged with a party searching for enemy mines. Sapper Kennedy removed serveral dangeroud booby traps from dugouts and assisted in the capture of many prisoners. He also detected and removed a large number of road mines. The whole of the day he worked under heavy shell and machine gunfire, during which 50% of his party became casualities.'