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John LESTER

Regimental number387
Place of birthNelson New Zealand
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
Addressc/o Fred Paperangi, Wellington, New Zealand
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation29
Next of kinCousin, Fred Paperangi, Wellington, New Zealand
Enlistment date6 May 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll5 May 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name18th Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/35/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board Transport A40 Ceramic on 25 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll18th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 12 March 1918

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