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John Joseph RAFTER

Regimental number1944
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressGrandchester, Queensland
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinWife, Mrs Elizabeth Rafter, C/o Mrs P Farrell, Mill Street, Rosewood, Queensland
Enlistment date20 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name42nd Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/59/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A42 Boorara on 16 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll15th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 19 February 1919

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