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John Francis MEDDINGS

Regimental number5330
Place of birthBairnsdale Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationOrchardist
AddressBairnsdale, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinFather, Mr W Meddings, Bairnsdale PO, Bairnsdale, Victoria
Enlistment date22 January 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll20 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Battalion, 16th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/29/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board RMS Orontes on 29 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll52nd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 18 October 1917
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Victorian Garden of Remembrance
Date of death15 May 1976

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