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John GARE

Regimental number3377
Place of birthBallarat, Victoria
SchoolMount Pleasant State School, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMill hand
AddressBallarat East, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation35
Next of kinMother, Mrs E Gare, 37 Cobden Street, Ballarat East, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date5 November 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name5th Pioneer Battalion, Reinforcement 8
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/17/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A35 Berrima on 23 December 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll12th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 28 July 1918
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death37
Place of burialBorre British Cemetery (Plot II, Row F, Grave No. 5), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
65
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Samuel and Ellen GARE. Native of Ballarat, Victoria

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