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John HORSLEY

Regimental number2670
Date of birth9 May 1889
Place of birthBega, New South Wales
SchoolBega Grammar School, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationClerk
AddressGoulburn, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinFather, John Horsley, 'Merriwinga', Ben Boyd Road, Neutral Bay, New South Wales
Enlistment date20 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name55th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/72/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 7 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll55th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularJoined the Bank of New South Wales, Bombala branch, 15 May 1906. Transferred to Cooma branch, February 1909; to Taralga branch, May 1910; to Goulburn branch, November 1911 (as ledger keeper; teller from 21 May 1912).
FateReturned to Australia 20 October 1918
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death5 May 1964
Place of burialNorthern Suburbs Crematorium
Sources'Bank of New South Wales Roll of Honour' (Sydney, 1921), p. 189.

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