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John McERLAIN

Regimental number1819
Place of birthBrisbane Queensland
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationTailor
AddressGanges Street, Hill End, Brisbane, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation35
Next of kinSister, Miss Theresa McErlain, Ganges Street, Hill End, Brisbane, Queensland
Enlistment date4 March 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll28 February 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name29th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/46/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A64 Demosthenes on 29 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll45th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 5 April 1919

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