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John Stewart GARRICK

Regimental number3671
Place of birthGlasgow, Scotland
AddressExeter, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation40
Height5' 3.25"
Weight166 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Janet Garrick, Albert Park, Woodville, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date29 December 1915
Place of enlistmentAdelaide, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPCPL
Unit name32nd Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/49/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A70 Ballarat on 12 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll32nd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 3 May 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Janet GARRICK
Discharge date2 August 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Embarked Adelaide, 12 August 1916; disembarked Devonport, England, 30 September 1916.

Proceeded overseas to France from 8th Training Bn, 5 December 1916; marched in to 5th Australian Divisional Base Depot, 6 December 1916.

Admitted to segregation, 4 January 1917; marched into 5th Australian Divisional Base Depot, from segragation, 12 January 1917.

Marched out of 5th Australian Divisional Base Depot to unit, 15 January 1917; taken on strength of 32 Bn, in the field, 16 January 1917.

Detached to 5th Division Headquarters, 2 February 1917.

Still detached, 3 March 1918.

On leave, 24 July 1918; rejoined 5th Division Headquarters, 7 August 1918.

Rejoined 32nd Bn, 15 February 1919.

Marched out of 32nd Bn, 5 March 1919; embarked for England, 14 March 1919; marched in to No 1 Command Depot, Sutton Veny, 16 March 1919.

Admitted to No 1 Australian General Hospital, Sutton Veny, 6 April 1919 (bronchitis); discharged to No 5 Group, Weymouth, 22 April 1919.

Commenced return to Australia on board HMAT 'Leicestershire', 3 May 1919; disembarked Adelaide, 18 June 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Adelaide, 2 August 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death25 August 1926
Age at death51
Place of burialCheltenham Cemetery, South Australia
SourcesNAA: B2455, GARRICK John Stewart

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