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John Joseph HEATON

Regimental number7484
Place of birthDora Creek, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationTimber cutter
AddressDora Creek, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation28.3
Height5' 5.5"
Weight150 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs R J Heaton, PO Dora Creek, Newcastle, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date26 February 1917
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll9 February 1917
Place of enlistmentNewcastle, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name13th Battalion, 25th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/30/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A74 Marathon on 10 May 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll13th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 19 October 1917
Discharge date22 January 1918
Other details

War service: England

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Port Lyttleton', 19 October 1917; disembarked, Sydney, 16 December 1917; discharged (medically unfit; psoriasis, legs, arms and trunk), Sydney, 22 January 1918.

Medal: British War Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, HEATON John Joseph

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