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Benjamin JOHN

Place of birthBirkenhead, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationCarpenter
AddressBirkenhead, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinMother, Mrs Jane John, Victoria Road, Birkenhead, South Australia
Enlistment date27 November 1914
Rank on enlistment2nd Lieutenant
Unit name27th Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/44/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A2 Geelong on 31 May 1915
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll27th Battalion
FateEffective abroad (still overseas)
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Rebecca JOHN
Other details

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

Date of death7 February 1934
Age at death43
Place of burialCheltenham Cemetery, South Australia

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