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John Leonard Gordon MAKIN

Regimental number5373
Place of birthNarracoorte South Australia
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationFarmer
AddressApsley, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, T Makin, Apsley , Victoria
Enlistment date2 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name24th Battalion, 14th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/41/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A28 Miltiades on 1 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll24th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 1 September 1918
Place of burialDaours Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot IV, Row F, Grave No. 29), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
102
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Thomas and Margaret MAKIN, Apsley, Victoria
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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