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John Stainer MASSEY

Regimental number2222
Place of birthStaffordshire, England
SchoolCouncil and Higher Grade School, Staffordshire, England
Age on arrival in Australia20
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinMother, Mrs Florence Massey, Lower Station Road, Fishponds Bristol, England
Previous military serviceServed about 12 months in Territorials Glos Regt.
Enlistment date30 June 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name21st Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/38/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 27 September 1915
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll21st Battalion
FateKilled in Action 22 April 1916
Place of death or woundingArmentieres, France
Age at death24
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burial"Y" Farm Military Cemetery (Row F, Grave No. 35), Bois-Grenier, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
94
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Bernard and Florence MASSEY, 26 Lower Station Road, Fishponds, Bristol, England
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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