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John James SAINSBURY

Regimental number2389
Place of birthJunee, New South Wales
SchoolJunee Public School, New South Wales
ReligionMethodist
OccupationLabourer
AddressJunee, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, J Sainsbury, Marquis Street, Junee, New South Wales
Enlistment date17 March 1917
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll1 March 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Light Horse Regiment, 19th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/17/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A17 Port Lincoln on 11 June 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll12th Light Horse Regiment
FateKilled in Action 7 November 1917
Place of death or woundingPalestine
Date of death12 November 1917
Age at death20.6
Age at death from cemetery records20
Place of burialNo Known Grave
Commemoration detailsJerusalem Memorial, Palestine
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
8
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James and Jane SAINSBURY, Marquis Street, Junee Junction, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Egypt, Palestine

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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