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John Mott MARION

Regimental number4640
Place of birthMillicent, South Australia
SchoolPublic School, South Australia
ReligionMethodist
OccupationStone cutter
AddressDavenport Street, Millicent, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinMother, Mrs S Marion, Davenport Street, Millicent, South Australia
Enlistment date23 August 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll9 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name10th Battalion, 14th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/27/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A28 Miltiades on 7 February 1916
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll10th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Medal


'(Near Louverval, 8th/9th April 1917) Valuable services and information obtained in patrolling [the] front prior to attack on enemy strong-point, displaying great bravery throughout.'
Recommendation date: 23 April 1917

FateKilled in Action 24 April 1918
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death25
Age at death from cemetery records25
Place of burialMeteran Military Cemetery (Plot I, Row L, Grave No. 284), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
59
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Charles and Sarah MARION, Millicent, South Australia
Medals

Military Medal


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 169
Date: 4 October 1917

Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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