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John LITTLE

Regimental number475
Place of birthGalway, Ireland
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationMiner
AddressMoore Street, Hillgrove, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation44
Height5' 9.5"
Weight133 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs E Little, Moore Street, Hillgrove, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date3 February 1916
Place of enlistmentArmidale, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name33rd Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/50/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A74 Marathon on 4 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll33rd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 13 February 1917
Date of death16 December 1919
Place of burialNot recorded
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
122
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Next of Kin: Mrs Elizabeth LITTLE, 490 Brunswick Street, Fortitude Valley, Brisbane
Discharge date14 May 1917
Other details

War service: England

Embarked Sydney, 4 May 1916; disembarked Devonport, England, 9 July 1916.

Medical report, Larkhill Camp, 11 September 1916: patient complained of pain in his side, severe cold and shortness of wind (had to be allowed to return to camp while out on the march); diagnosis: pleurisy and overage (50 last birthday); not physically fit for military service.

Marched in to No 2 Command Depot, Weymouth, 19 October 1916.

Commenced return to Australia from Plymouth on board HT 'Ulysses', 13 February 1917 (pleurisy); discharged, Sydney (medically unfit), 14 May 1917.

Medal: British War Medal

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