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Regimental number4242
Place of birthEast Maitland, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationPublic school teacher
AddressHinton, via West Maitland, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Height5' 8.25"
Weight154 lbs
Next of kinFather, J Innes Snr, Hinton, via West Maitland, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date16 August 1915
Place of enlistmentNewcastle, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name1st Battalion, 13th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/18/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 20 December 1915
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialLe Trou Aid Post Cemetery (Row K, Grave No. 28), Fleurbaix, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Martha INNES, HINTON, New South Wales. Native of Bloomfield
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Allotted to and proceeded to 54th Bn from 1st Training Bn, Zeitoun, 16 February 1916; joined 54th Bn, Tel el Kebir, 16 February 1916, and reverts to the rank of Private.

Promoted Lance Corporal, 31 May 1916.

Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 19 June 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 29 June 1916.

Killed in action, 19/20 July 1916.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, INNES John

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