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John Elijah HAIGH

Regimental number2826
Place of birthHobart Tasmania
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationButcher
AddressHobart, Tasmania
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation32
Next of kinWife, Mrs Violet Beatrice Haigh, 298 Point Georges Terrace, Battery Point, Hobart, Tasmania
Enlistment date27 July 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll26 July 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name40th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/57/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A67 Orsova on 6 December 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll40th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 28 March 1919
Date of death19 October 1955
Place of burialCornelian Bay Crematorium

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