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John RIORDAN

Regimental number1798
Place of birthTralee Ireland
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationPainter
AddressSeymour, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation33
Next of kinSister, Lizzie Riordan, Traley, Count Kerry, Ireland
Enlistment date18 June 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll12/6/1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name22nd Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/39/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A64 Demosthenes on 16 July 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Division Salvage Company
FateDied of wounds (accidental) 25 October 1917
Age at death from cemetery records35
Place of burialNine Elms British Cemetery (Plot VI, Row E, Grave No. 19), Poperinghe, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
94
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Denis and Mary RIORDAN. Native of Tralee, County Kerry, Ireland

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