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John McMEEKIN

Regimental number1876
Place of birthSydney New South Wales
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationLabourer
AddressSwan Reach, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation30
Next of kinFather, Henry McMeekin, Swan Reach, Victoria
Enlistment date1 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name46th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/63/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 4 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll59th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 1 September 1918
Age at death from cemetery records32
Place of burialDaours Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot VIII, Row B, Grave No. 55), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
168
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Henry and Agnes Elizabeth MCMEEKIN. Native of Swan Reach, Victoria
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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