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John Talbot REES

Regimental number6891
Date of birth24 January 1892
Place of birthExeter, South Australia
SchoolSemaphore Public School, South Australia
ReligionCongregational
OccupationFireman
AddressWest Sturt, Torrensville, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinMother, Mrs Julian Rees, West Sturt, Torrensville, South Australia
Enlistment date14 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Infantry Brigade, 8th Field Ambulance Sections B and C
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A11 Ascanius on 10 November 1915
Regimental number from Nominal Roll6921
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll15th Field Ambulance
FateReturned to Australia 1 April 1918
Discharge date29 July 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 1597 Lance Corporal Clarence Alfred Phillips REES, 9th Light Horse, returned to Australia, August 1919.
Other detailsWar service: Egypt, France, Belgium. Discharged, July 1919, as medically unfit.

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