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John JORDAN

Regimental number6825
Place of birthAllendale, Victoria
SchoolAllendale State School, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMetropolitan fireman
AddressCosmopolitan Hotel, Allendale via Ballarat, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinW Jordan, Cosmopolitan Hotel, Allendale via Ballarat, Victoria
Enlistment date21 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 4, Battery 12
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/32/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on 18 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Field Artillery Brigade
FateKilled in Action 1 September 1918
Place of death or woundingClery, France
Age at death27
Age at death from cemetery records28
Place of burialPeronne Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot IV, Row N, Grave No. 12), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
13
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Commemorated on Allendale State School Roll of Honour, Victoria. ('Pro Patria. They fell beneath their flags '[Union and Australian flags]. A tribute to Allendale's Past Scholars.') Parents: WIlliam and Rachel JORDAN, Allendale, Victoria
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

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

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