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Henry JOHN

Regimental number418
Place of birthSydney, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressPenarth, Annesley Street, Leichhardt, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation25.7
Height5' 7"
Weight140 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs Dorothy John, c/o Mrs Attwood, Short Street, North Parramatta, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed for 5 years in the Royal Australian Naval Reserve.
Enlistment date27 June 1916
Place of enlistmentSydney, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameMachine Gun Company 9, Reinforcement 5
AWM Embarkation Roll number24/14/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 25 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll23rd Machine Gun Company
FateKilled in Action 12 October 1917
Age at death from cemetery records26
Place of burialTyne Cot Cemetery (Plot XXXVII, Row E, Grave No. 6), Passchendaele, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Commemorated in Rookwood Necropolis (Sec. R.C. 10, 906), Sydney, New South Wales. Parents: A.E. and Margaret JOHN; husband of Mrs D. JOHN. Native of Balmain, New South Wales. Photo: Robert and Sandra Crofts
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, JOHN Henry

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