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John Eric MUNRO

Regimental number3245
Place of birthInverell, New South Wales
Place of birthQuirindi, New South Wales
SchoolSydney Grammar School, New South Wales
AddressCollarene, Quirindi, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation30
Next of kinMother, Mrs Elizabeth Munro, Collarene, Quirindi, New South Wales
Enlistment date30 June 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name1st Light Horse Regiment, 26th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/6/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board RMS Morea on 17 February 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Light Horse Regiment
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularHe died of illness.
FateDied of disease 1 April 1919
Place of death or woundingAbbassia, Egypt
Age at death34
Age at death from cemetery records33
Place of burialCairo War Memorial Cemetery (Row Q, Grave No. 295), Egypt
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Hugh and Elizabeth MUNRO

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