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John Charles Ernest RISELEY

Regimental number4019
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationSawmiller
AddressScottsdale, Tasmania
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation30
Next of kinWife, Mrs A M Riseley, Scottsdale, Tasmania
Enlistment date19 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Battalion, 12th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/29/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT RMS Orontes on 24 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll47th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 13 April 1917
Place of burialAchiet-Le-Grand Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot I, Row B, Grave No. 23), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
144
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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