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John Frederick PORTNER

Regimental number5645
Place of birthBerne Switzerland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
AddressEast Wagin, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinFriend, Charles S Murphy, East Wagin, Western Australia
Enlistment date4 April 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll15 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name28th Battalion, 15th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/45/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A52 Surada on 26 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll28th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 3 September 1919

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