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John PAISLEY

Regimental number5429
Place of birthCamperdown, Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationLabourer
AddressColac Road, Camperdown, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, J Paisley, Colac Road, Camperdown, Victoria
Enlistment date20 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name14th Battalion, 17th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/31/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 4 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll14th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularEnlisted 20th January 1916, transferred to 14th Infantry Battalion on 12th August 1916.
FateKilled in Action 15 May 1918
Age at death21
Place of burialAdelaide Cemetery (Plot III, Row C, Grave No. 17), Villers-Bretonneux, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
73
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Commemorated in Camperdown Cemetery, Victoria.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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