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John PERSTON

Regimental number1791
Place of birthPoverty Bay New Zealand
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationPainter
AddressMurwillumbah PO, Murwillumbah, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinMother, Mrs Louisa Perston, Fox Street, Whatwoopko, Gisbourne, Povertuy Bay, New Zealand
Enlistment date18 October 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name26th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/43/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A55 Kyarra on 3 January 1916
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)Name does not appear on Nominal Roll

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