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John Allen POYNTON

Regimental number19717
Other NamesJohn Allan
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationBlacksmith
AddressDellle, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, J B Poynton, Dellle, Tasmania
Enlistment date12 April 1916
Rank on enlistmentShoeing Smith
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 8, Battery 29
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/36/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A7 Medic on 20 May 1916
Regimental number from Nominal Roll3149
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 3 July 1919

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