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John William SADLER

Regimental numberR535
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationFarmer
AddressGlenormiston, Terang, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinFather, George Sadler, Glenormiston, Terang, Victoria
Enlistment date7 April 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll1 April 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name24th Battalion, 13th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/41/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A32 Themistocles on 28 July 1916
Regimental number from Nominal Roll535
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll24th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 4 May 1917
Other details

War service: Western Front

Embarked Melbourne, 28 July 1916, on board HT 'Themistocles', with 24th Bn, 13th Reinforcements; disembarked Plymouth, England, 11 September 1916.

Proceeded overseas to France, 16 November 1916; taken on strength, 24th Bn, in the field, 9 January 1917.

Appointed Lance corporal, 18 March 1917.

Killed in action, 4 May 1917.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, SADLER John William

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