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Joseph Earle McKINNON

Regimental number3087
Place of birthBalgownie, New South Wales
SchoolWeston Public School, New South Wales
Other trainingElectrician
AddressPost Office Weston via Maitland, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinMother, Mrs Violet M.A.C. McKinnon, Post Office Weston via Maitland, New South Wales
Enlistment date14 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name4th Battalion, 10th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/21/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A69 Warilda on 8 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll56th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 27 September 1918
Place of death or woundingPolygon Wood, Ypres, Belgium
Age at death27
Age at death from cemetery records27
Place of burialMendinghem British Cemetery (Plot VII, Row A, Grave No. 15), Proven, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Son of John and Violet M.A.C. MCKINNON, Weston, New South Wales

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