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John Milton Thorne NANKIVELL

Regimental number19033
Place of birthBroken Hill New South Wales
OccupationEngine cleaner
AddressBroken Hill, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, Henry Nankivell, Chapple Street, Broken Hill, New South Wales
Enlistment date5 October 1916
Rank on enlistmentSapper
Unit name1-4 Signal Troops, June 1917 Reinforcement
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A73 Commonwealth on 2 November 1917
Rank from Nominal RollSapper
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 15 May 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 2218 Pte Edward Sowton NANKIVELL, 5th Pioneer Bn, returned to Australia, 1 July 1919.
Other details

War service: Middle East

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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