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John MATHESON

Regimental number1100
Place of birthIsle of Skye, Scotland
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationSailor
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinMother, Mrs M Matheson, Berrisdale, Portree, Skye, Scotland
Enlistment date12 October 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name5th Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/22/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A3 Orvieto on 21 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll59th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 21 April 1918
Other detailsDied at Concord Repatriation Hospital, Sydney. Residential address - 44 Thompson Street, Darlinghurst, New South Wales
Date of death20 July 1963
Age at death84
Place of burialBulli Cemetery, New South Wales

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