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Joseph Robert PORTER

Regimental number1891
Place of birthNewtown Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationTelegraph lineman
AddressNewtown,Scarsdale, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation36
Next of kinBrother, Edward Nehell Poter, Newtown,Scarsdale, Victoria
Enlistment date20 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name39th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/56/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board RMS Orontes on 16 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll39th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 21 April 1918

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