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John Watsford LANCASTER

Regimental number585
Place of birthNumurkah Victoria
ReligionMethodist
OccupationFarmer
AddressKyabram, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, W J W Lancaster, Picton, Beach Raod, Sandringham, New South Wales
Enlistment date29 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name38th Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/55/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A54 Runic on 20 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSapper
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Division Signal Section
FateReturned to Australia 20 May 1919

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