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John Vanwell KARRAN

Regimental number1957
Place of birthEastletown, Isle of Man
SchoolRushen School, Isle of Man
Age on arrival in Australia23
ReligionChurch of England
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinFather, J Karran 43 Regents Road, Blundells Sands Liverpool, England
Enlistment date21 June 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll10 June 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name21st Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/38/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A68 Anchises on 26 August 1915
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll21st Battalion
FateDied of wounds 28 August 1916
Age at death28
Place of burialPuchevillers british Cemetery (Plot III, Row F, Grave No. 7), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial

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