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John GROAT

Regimental number2373
Place of birthKirkwall Scotland
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationLabourer
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinJohn Groat, Brougldton, Westray, Orkley, Scotland
Enlistment date9 July 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll3 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name23rd Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/40/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT RMS Osterley on 29 September 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll23rd Battalion
FateEffective abroad (still overseas)

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