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Jack Leslie MELVILLE

Regimental number2528
Place of birthSydney New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationBank clerk
AddressCommercail Bank, Wallerawang, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, Richard Ernest Melville, Wonga Street, Turramurra, Sydney, New South Wales
Previous military service18th Infantry
Enlistment date22 July 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name54th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/71/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 30 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll54th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 14 March 1917
Age at death from cemetery records19
Place of burialBancourt British Cemetery (Plot VI, Row C, Grave No. 3), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
159
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Richard and Lillian MELVILLE, Wonga Street, Turramurra, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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