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John Howard HEATHORN

Regimental number7288
Place of birthTunbridge Wells, Kent, England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
AddressSmithton, Tasmania
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation42
Next of kinWife, Mrs E M Heathorn, Smithton, Tasmania
Enlistment date28 April 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Battalion, 24th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/29/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A48 Seang Bee on 10 February 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll12th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 10 March 1918
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John Henry and Emily HEATHORN. Plaque in Launceston Garden of Remembrance.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death31 August 1940
Age at death67
Place of burialIrishtown Cemetery, Tasmania

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