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John James BADKIN

Regimental number1781
Place of birthAvoca, Tasmania
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationCarpenter
AddressAvoca, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinFather, Thomas Badkin, Avoca, Tasmania
Enlistment date15 June 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll15 June 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name26th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/43/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A67 Orsova on 17 July 1915
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll26th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 16 December 1917
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Launceston Garden of Remembrance
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death5 April 1968

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