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John Murdock LESTER

Regimental number6804
Place of birthLeicester England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationCook
AddressIsisford, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation30
Next of kinSister, Mrs N Overot, Toowong, Brisbane, Queensland
Enlistment date17 October 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name15th Battalion, 22nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/32/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A55 Kyarra on 17 November 1916
Regimental number from Nominal Roll6538
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll27th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 23 September 1918
Date of death20 August 1962
Place of burialRookwood Crematorium

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