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Joseph McKINNON

Regimental number575
Place of birthMount Gambier South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressMount Gambier, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinMother, Mrs Maggie McKinnon, Mount Gambier, South Australia
Enlistment date5 September 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Battalion, E Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/29/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Hobart, Tasmania, on board Transport A2 Geelong on 20 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll12th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


'Great gallantry and devotion to duty as stretcher-bearer at Pozieres.'
Recommendation date: 28 August 1916

FateReturned to Australia 19 December 1918
Date of death12 April 1964
Place of burialMt Gambier Lake Tce Cemetery

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