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John Thomas MATHER

Regimental number5727
Place of birthMitchell, Queensland
SchoolToowoomba State School, Queensland
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationHorse driver
AddressWinton, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation29
Next of kinFather, Alfred Mather, Winton PO, Winton, Queensland
Enlistment date12 June 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name26th Battalion, 15th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/43/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A46 Clan Macgillivray on 7 September 1916
FateDied of wounds 10 May 1917
Place of death or woundingBullecourt, France
Age at death35
Place of burialSt. Sever Cemetery Extension (Block P, Plot II, Row J, Grave No. 15A), Rouen, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Alfred Elijah and Bridget MATHER. Native of Mitchell, Queensland
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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