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John May PASCOE

Regimental number2938
Place of birthCornwall, England
SchoolBathurst State School, New South Wales
Age on arrival in Australia5
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressThornville, via Wutul, Queensland
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation43
Next of kinWife, Mrs. Annie Beatrice Pascoe, Oakey, Queensland
Previous military serviceServed in the New South Wales Lancers at Casino, New South Wales.
Enlistment date20 October 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name31st Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/48/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 14 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll31st Battalion
FateKilled in Action 26 September 1917
Place of death or woundingPolygon Wood, Ypres, Belgium
Date of death26 September 1917
Age at death46
Age at death from cemetery records46
Place of burialHooge Crater Cemetery (Plot X Row F, Grave No. 17), Zillebeke, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
119
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Charles and Mary PASCOE; husband of A PASCOE, Lilley Street, Toowoomba, Queensland. Native of Cornwall, England
Family/military connectionsTwo nephews killed in action.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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