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John Melbourne JARROTT

Regimental number5399
Place of birthWangaratta, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
AddressMyrrhee via Wangaratta, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Height5' 8"
Weight146 lbs
Next of kinFather, Mr Thomas Jarrott, Myrrhee via Wangaratta, Victoria
Enlistment date11 January 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll17 January 1916
Place of enlistmentWangaratta, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Battalion, 17th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/25/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 4 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 12 May 1917
Family/military connectionsBrother: 912 Warrant Officer (Class II) William Thomas JARROTT, 37th Bn, killed in action, 7-9 June 1917.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death24 January 1939
Age at death41
Place of burialCulcairn Cemetery, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, JARROTT John Melbourne

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