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John Robert OAKDEN

Regimental number4005
Place of birthPaddington New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationDriver
AddressL5 Argyle Street, Hobart, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, J Oakden, L5 Argyle Street, Hobart, Tasmania
Enlistment date7 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Battalion, 12th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/29/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT RMS Orontes on 24 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll42nd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 18 December 1918
Date of death17 June 1954
Place of burialCornelian Bay Cemetery

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