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John Andrew MASLEN

Regimental number1203
Place of birthHungerford, Queensland
SchoolKings School, Parramatta, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressBelmore Hotel, Circular Quay, Sydney
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinMother, Mrs. Jessie Mackay, Belmore Hotel, Circular Quay, Sydney
Previous military serviceServed in the NSW Lancers.
Enlistment date2 May 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll5 May 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name6th Light Horse Regiment, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/11/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A23 Suffolk on 28 July 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll6th Light Horse Regiment
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularHe died of pneumonia in Rafa.
FateDied of disease 8 October 1917
Age at death22
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialKantara War Memorial Cemetery (Row F, Grave No. 154), Egypt
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
5
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: George and Jessie MASLEN, Iredale Avenue, Cremorne, Sydney, New South Wales

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