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John HERRING

Regimental number1922
Place of birthPort Pirie South Australia
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationMiner
AddressSandstone, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinMother, Mrs Annie Herring, Thadina Street,Sandstone, Western Australia
Enlistment date21 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name51st Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/68/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A48 Seang Bee on 18 July 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll51st Battalion
FateKilled in Action 2 April 1917
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialH.A.C. Cemetery (Special Memorial B, 3), Ecoust-St-Mein, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
153
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Annie HERRING, Meekatharra, Western Australia
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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