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John Henry POAD

Regimental number6219
Place of birthCornwall England
ReligionMethodist
OccupationMill hand
Address1841 Balfour Street, South Kalgoorlie, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinMother, Mrs Mary Ann Poad, 1841 Balfour Street, South Kalgoorlie, Western Australia
Enlistment date19 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name16th Battalion, 20th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/33/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A23 Suffolk on 13 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll16th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 11 June 1918
Age at death from cemetery records31
Place of burialCrouy British Cemetery (Plot III, Row A, Grave No. 25), Crouy-Sur-Somme, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
80
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Mary POAD, 13 Balfour Street, South Kalgoorlie, Western Australia. Native of Callington, Cornwall, England
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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