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John FRENCH

Regimental number5449
Place of birthSydney New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationHorse breaker
Addressc/o A Downey, Avoca Street, Randwick, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation35
Next of kinSister, Mrs J Phipps, Richmond PO, Richmond, New South Wales
Enlistment date19 January 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll22 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name18th Battalion, 14th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/35/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on 22 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll18th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 22 September 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death16 July 1954
Age at death74
Place of burialAIF Cemetery (Row 4, Grave No 46), West Terrace, Adelaide, South Australia

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