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John Joseph ROWNTREE

Regimental number1980
Place of birthArdrossan South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
AddressArdrossan, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinMother, Mrs Rachel Isabel Rowntree, Ardrossan, South Australia
Enlistment date3 April 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name50th Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/67/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A48 Seang Bee on 13 July 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll27th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 19 April 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 3119 Pte Alfred Irving ROWNTREE, 43rd Bn, died of wounds, 12 February 1918.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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