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John Russell NAISMITH

Regimental number3862
Place of birthBridge of Allan, Scotland
SchoolBridge of Allan, Scotland
Age on arrival in Australia18
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationPainter
AddressTeven Creek, Richmond River, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation32
Next of kinSister, Mrs. Susan Turner, Teven Creek, Richmond River, New South Wales
Enlistment date4 May 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll4 May 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name31st Battalion, 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/48/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A49 Seang Choon on 19 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll31st Battalion
FateKilled in Action 10 April 1918
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death38
Age at death from cemetery records35
Place of burialAdelaide Cemetery (Plot III, Row S, Grave No. 21), Villers-Bretonneux, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
119
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James and Martha NAISMITH, Native of Bridge of Allan, Scotland
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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