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John Edgar GROVES

Regimental number2754
Place of birthNewport England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationStoreman
AddressRockhampton, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinFather, Richard Beaman Groves, Old Cleveland Road, Stone's Corner, Brisbane, Queensland
Enlistment date26 September 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name47th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/64/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A74 Marathon on 27 October 1916
Regimental number from Nominal Roll2754A
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll47th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 15 October 1917
Age at death from cemetery records26
Place of burialLijssenthoek Military Cemetery (Plot XXI, Row H, Grave No. 3A), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
143
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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