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John Arthur GLAZEBROOK

Regimental number6094
Place of birthEmerald Queensland
ReligionMethodist
OccupationSchool teacher
AddressWilliam Street, Mt Morgan, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinMother, Mrs Thomasina Francis Glazebrook, William Street, Mt Morgan, Queensland
Enlistment date28 June 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name25th Battalion, 17th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/42/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A75 Marathon on 27 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll9th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 19 February 1919
Medals

Military Medal

'At WESTHOEK RIDGE 20th September 1917. For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty, when despite heavy shell fire, he laid out telephone wires to the front line, and by repairing continual breaks, consequent upon enemy shell fire, he maintained communication throughout.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 31
Date: 7 March 1918

Family/military connectionsBrother: 6092 Pte Frank GLAZEBROOK, 9th Bn, returned to Australia, 19 February 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: Military Medal, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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