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John William HERSOM

Regimental number3825
Place of birthStratford, England
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationPainter
AddressSeverin Street, Cairns, Queensland
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation31
Next of kinWife, Mrs Mary Louisa Hersom, Severin Street, Cairns, Queensland
Enlistment date4 March 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll22 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name31st Battalion, 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/48/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A49 Seang Choon on 19 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll31st Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 20 October 1918
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Samuel and Julie HERSOM. Plaque in Queensland Garden of Remembrance.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death10 October 1928
Age at death44
Place of burialBulimba Cemetery, Brisbane, Queensland

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