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John James MELVIN

Regimental number1140
Place of birthLiverpool England
OccupationMine manager
AddressNorth Rockhampton, Queensland
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation44
Next of kinWife, Mrs Ellen Melvin, Caroline Street, North Rockhampton, Queensland
Enlistment date4 September 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameAustralian Naval & Military Expeditionary Force, Reinforcements from March, 1915, to May, 1919
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board SS Makambo on 16 September 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Queensland Garden of Remembrance
Other details

War service: Rabaul

Medal: British War Medal

Headstone inscription reads: 'He answered his King's and Country's call'.
Date of death10 November 1921
Place of burialSamuel Dansie Park Pioneer Cemetery, Atherton, Queensland

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