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John William MACKERRAS

Regimental number1589
Place of birthLondon England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationHorse breaker
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinMother, Mrs Virginia Sherditch, London, England
Enlistment date4 January 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
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll24th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 13 February 1917
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in New South Wales Garden of Remembrance
Date of death16 April 1964

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