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John Campbell FRY

Regimental number2069
Place of birthGirvan, Ayrshire, Scotland
SchoolGirvan High School, Scotland
Other trainingBank Clerk, Royal Bank of Scotland
Age on arrival in Australia20
AddressWellhot, Ilfracombe, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinMother, Mrs Janet Fry, The Manse, Girvan, Ayrshire, Scotland
Enlistment date2 May 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name42nd Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/59/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A46 Clan Macgillivray on 7 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll42nd Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularSon of the Minister of the parish of Girvan, Church of Scotland
FateKilled in Action 9 June 1917
Place of death or woundingMessines, Belgium
Age at death23
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialKandahar Farm Cemetery (Plot II, Row A, Grave No. 10), Neuve-Eglise, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Rev. Samuel Campbell and Janet Allan FRY, The Manse, Girvan, Scotland
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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