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John Edward PAINTER

Regimental number4245
Place of birthKensington, South Australia
SchoolSt Andrews Church of England School, Walkerville, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationClerk
Address46 George Street, Norwood, South Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation37
Next of kinWife, Mrs G I Painter, 46 George Street, Norwood, South Australia
Previous military serviceServed in the Australian Imperial Regiment between 1900 and 1912.
Enlistment date30 August 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll16 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name10th Battalion, 13th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/27/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A30 Borda on 11 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll50th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 16 August 1916
Place of death or woundingMouquet Farm, Pozieres, France
Age at death38
Age at death from cemetery records38
Place of burialSerre Road Cemetery No. 2 (Plot XXVI, Row A, Grave No. II), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
151
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Charles and Annie PAINTER; husband of Gertrude PAINTER, 71 Edward Street, Norwood, South Australia
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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