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John Joseph PRIOR

Regimental number5741
Place of birthMoulamein, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationButcher
Address4 Cromwell Street, Caulfield, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinWife, Mrs I Prior, 4 Cromwell Street, Caulfield, Victoria
Enlistment date15 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name7th Battalion, 18th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/24/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A33 Ayrshire on 3 July 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll7th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 4 October 1917
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialOxford Road Cemetery (Plot III, Row A, Grave No. 4), Ypres, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
51
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Commemorated in Moulamein Cemetery, New South Wales. Photo: Kent Fedorowich. Parents: John and Eliza PRIOR; husband of Ivy PRIOR, 54 Stott Street, Croxton, Victoria
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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