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John Alexander BLACK

Regimental number282
Date of birth1896
Place of birthBenalla, Victoria
OccupationFarm hand
AddressUpotipotpan via Benalla, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, William John Black, Wilson's Mail Bag, Benalla, Victoria
Enlistment date4 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameMachine Gun Company 10, Reinforcement 2
AWM Embarkation Roll number24/15/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board RMS Orontes on 16 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Machine Gun Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 23 September 1918
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death1971
Age at death75
Place of burialShepparton Cemetery, Victoria

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