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John Ross MANTHORPE

Regimental number1612
Place of birthKnightsbridge, South Australia
Place of birthAdelaide, South Australia
SchoolScotch College, Claremont, Western Australia
ReligionCongregational
OccupationClerk
AddressFashoda Street, Unley, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinMother, Mrs Edith Margaret Manthorpe, Fashoda Street, Unley, South Australia
Enlistment date22 November 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name50th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/67/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 11 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll50th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 2 April 1917
Place of death or woundingNoreuil, France
Age at death21
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialNoreuil Australian Cemetery (Row D, Grave No. 3), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
151
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Commemorated on Glenelg Congregational Church (now St Andrew's Uniting Church) Roll of Honor: 'For right. For Liberty'. Central panel listing members of the church who died is headed: 'Faithful unto death'. Parents: Charles and Edith MANTHORPE, North Adelaide, South Australia Photo: Peter Dennis
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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