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John Robert GUY

Regimental number3475
Date of birth13 July 1893
Place of birthPortland, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationBarber
AddressPortland, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, J Guy, Portland, Victoria
Enlistment date26 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name5th Battalion, 11th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/22/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on 11 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 5 November 1917
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Clara GUY. Plaque in Victorian Garden of Remembrance.
Discharge date1 April 1918 - Melbourne. Medically unfit
Other detailsMedals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal. Was gassed while serving in France
Date of death26 December 1940
Age at death46
Place of burialBox Hill Cemetery, Victoria

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