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Regimental number5137
Place of birthNew Zealand
Place of birthDunedin, New Zealand
True NameSULLIVAN, John Ormsby
ReligionChurch of England
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Height5' 5"
Weight144 lbs
Next of kinFather, M Sullivan, Dunedin, New Zealand
Enlistment date23 October 1914
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameLight Horse Brigade Train 3
AWM Embarkation Roll number25/100/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A51 Chilka on 2 February 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll56th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 9 October 1916
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)Date of death incorrectly recorded on Nominal Roll as 9 October 1915.
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialCroix-Du-Bac British Cemetery (Plot I, Row B, Grave No. 6), Steenwerck, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Margaret SULLIVAN, 29 Lees Street, Dunedin, New Zealand
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, SULLIVAN Jack

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