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John KEMP

Regimental number1471
Date of birth5 January 1891
Place of birthStirling, Scotland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationGardener
AddressCutter Street, Burnley, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Height5' 8"
Weight141 lbs
Next of kinW Kemp, Doncaster, Appleby Lincolnshire, England
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date18 December 1914
Place of enlistmentShepparton, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/25/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A46 Clan Macgillivray on 2 February 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 22 February 1917
Discharge date24 May 1917
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, England

Commenced return to Australia on board HT'; discharged (medically unfit), Melbourne, 24 May 1917.
Miscellaneous detailsSee 21253 John KEMP for second period of service.
SourcesNAA: B2455, KEMP John

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