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John William PAYNTER

Regimental number2129
Place of birthWatchem Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
AddressArarat PO, Ararat, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinMother, Mrs Mary Ann Paynter, 'Mantonville', Manton Street, Burnley, Victoria
Enlistment date26 April 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name39th Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/56/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A9 Shropshire on 25 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Machine Gun Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 9 December 1918

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