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John Joseph MOLINEUX

Regimental number4475
Date of birth12 July 1892
Place of birthHallett, South Australia
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationEngine cleaner
AddressHamley Bridge, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22.6
Height5' 3.5"
Weight110 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Mary Rodgers, Australian Plains, via Eudunda, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date4 January 1916
Place of enlistmentAdelaide, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name27th Battalion, 11th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/44/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A9 Shropshire on 25 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll27th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 9 September 1916
Discharge date18 February 1917
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HS 'Kanowna', 9 September 1916; discharged (medically unfit: neurasthenia), Adelaide, 18 February 1917.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death28 July 1956
Age at death64
Place of burialCheltenham Cemetery, Adelaide, South Australia
SourcesNAA: B2455, MOLINEUX John Joseph

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