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John Henry McLACHLAN

Regimental number481
Place of birthWerris Creek, New South Wales
SchoolWerris Creek Public School, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationBaker
AddressWerris Creek, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinMrs McLachlan, Werris Creek, New South Wales
Enlistment date27 August 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll29 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name1st Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/18/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board Transport A19 Afric on 18 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Battalion
FateKilled in Action 8 December 1915
Age at death from cemetery records26
Place of burialShell Green Cemetery (Plot II, Row D, Grave No. 3), Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
30
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Mary McLACHLAN, Henry Street, Werris Creek, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsCousins: 354 Pte Ivan William ALLSOP, 33rd Bn, killed in action, 8 June 1917; 353 Pte Norman John ALLSOP, 33rd Bn, returned to Australia, 12 July 1919.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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