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John Aitken BALLANTYNE

Regimental number17166
Place of birthInverleithan, Scotland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationTheatrical employee
AddressRoseberry Arms Hotel, Surry Hills, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation33
Height5' 3.5"
Weight143 lbs
Next of kinSister, Mrs A Syers, Moseley Avenue, Devonport, New Zealand
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date10 January 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll10 December 1915
Place of enlistmentSydney, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameReinforcement 6
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/33/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A30 Borda on 5 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 24 November 1919
Discharge date17 February 1920
Other detailsMedals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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