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John Lance FOOTT

Regimental number666
Place of birthBallarat, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationFarmer
AddressWillenabrina, via Warracknabeal, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25.6
Height5' 8"
Weight150 lbs
Next of kinBrother, Hugh Foott, Willenabrina via Warracknabeal, Victoria
Enlistment date19 August 1914
Place of enlistmentBroadmeadows, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Battalion, F Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/25/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A24 Benalla on 19 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 22 July 1918
Medals

The Bronze Medal for Military Valour (Italy)


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 174
Date: 11 October 1917

Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Medals: Bronze Medal for Military Valour (Italy), 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsSurname incorrectly entered on Embarkation Roll as FOOT.
SourcesNAA: B2455, FOOTT John Lance

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