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John James BANNISTER

Regimental number6622
Place of birthSwan Hill, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
AddressVictoria Parade, East Melbourne, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, G Bannister, Victoria Parade, East Melbourne, Victoria
Enlistment date29 July 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll29 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Battalion, 21st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/25/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on 2 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 13 July 1919
Date of death29 May 1957
Place of burialFawkner Cemetery

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