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John Valentine NEEDHAM

Date of birth5 February 1882
Place of birthMelbourne Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
Address'Arnagh', 160 Cubitt Street, Richmond, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation33
Next of kinMrs Annie Cecilia Needham, 'Arnagh', 160 Cubitt Street, Richmond, Victoria
Enlistment date1 May 1915
Rank on enlistmentLieutenant
Unit name24th Battalion, C Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/41/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 10 May 1915
Rank from Nominal RollCaptain
Unit from Nominal Roll24th Battalion


Unit: 2nd Pioneer Battalion
Promotion date: 26 April 1916

Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches

Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette', second Supplement, No. 29890 (2 January 1917); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 103 (29 June 1917).

FateReturned to Australia 9 March 1919

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