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John Harold KEMP

Regimental number1534A
Place of birthBourke New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationSalesman
AddressButleigh Wooten, Glenferrie Road, Glenferrie, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, John Kemp, Butleigh Wooten, Glenferrie Road, Glenferrie, Melbourne, Victoria
Enlistment date19 March 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll11 June 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name24th Battalion, 1st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/41/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 25 June 1915
Regimental number from Nominal Roll1534
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll24th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Medal


Recommendation date: 8 August 1916

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette' No. 31448 (11 July 1919); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 124 (30 October 1919).

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette', second Supplement, No. 29890 (2 January 1917); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 103 (29 June 1917).

FateReturned to Australia 28 February 1919
Other details

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

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