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John George GROOM

Regimental number1846
Place of birthCambridgeshire England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressC/o O'Reilly's Hotel, Rockhampton, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation39
Next of kinSister, Miss Ellenor Sarah Groom, Valley PO, Valley, Brisbane, Queensland
Enlistment date19 November 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name42nd Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/59/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A42 Boorara on 16 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll42nd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 17 July 1917

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