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John HAMES

Regimental number312
Date of birth27 November 1892
Place of birthSt Peters, South Australia
SchoolEast Adelaide Secondary School, South Australia
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationPainter
AddressBakewell Road, St Peters, South Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinWife, Mrs Lilian Hintchman Hames, 74 George Street, Norwood, South Australia
Enlistment date3 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name43rd Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/60/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A19 Afric on 9 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Machine Gun Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 23 July 1919
Discharge date20 November 1919
Other detailsWar service: France, Belgium. Gassed twice.
Date of death1 July 1969
Place of burialCentennial Park Cemetery

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