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John Frederick PAYNE

Regimental number5743
Place of birthWandin, Yallock, Victoria
SchoolWandin State School, Yallock, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
AddressWandin, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, Mr T Payne, Wandin, Victoria
Enlistment date19 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name5th Battalion, 17th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/22/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 4 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 31 August 1918
Place of death or woundingRouen Military Hospital, France
Age at death20.11
Age at death from cemetery records20
Place of burialBoisguillaume Communal Cemetery Extension (Row E, Grave No. 21B), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Thomas and Mary Ann PAYNE, Seville Post Office, Victoria. Native of Wandin, Yallock, Victoria
Family/military connectionsBrother: 5744 Pte Thomas Henry PAYNE, Australian Army Medical Corps, returned to Australia, 11 January 1918.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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