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John William LOCK

Regimental number909
Place of birthEast Sydney, New South Wales
SchoolEast Sydney Public School, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
Address17 Willoughby Street, North Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinMother, Mrs Margaret Lock, 17 Willoughby Street, North Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date16 February 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll17 February 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name19th Battalion, C Company
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT Ceramic on 25 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll19th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularHe was 16 1/2 years when he enlisted . . .
FateKilled in Action 11 August 1918
Place of death or woundingPeronne, France
Age at death20
Age at death from cemetery records20
Place of burialHeath Cemetery (Plot IV, Row B, Grave No. 8), Harbonnieres, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
89
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Mr. W. and Mrs LOCK

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