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John HANDY

Regimental number4130
Place of birthToowoomba Queensland
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationFarmer
AddressToowoomba, Queensland
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation36
Next of kinWife, Mrs Margaret Ann Handy, Wutul, Cooyar Line, Queensland
Enlistment date20 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name25th Battalion, 10th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/42/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT Commonwealth on 28 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll25th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 5 August 1916
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)No Roll of Honour circular returned by next of kin
Place of death or woundingPozieres, Somme Sector, France
Age at death from cemetery records36
Place of burialCourcelette British Cemetery (Plot II, Row B, Grave No. 25), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
104
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Lawrence and Ann HANDY; husband of Margaret HANDY, Coalbank, Wutul, Queensland. Native of Toowoomba, Queensland
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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