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John SALTER

Regimental number1816
Place of birthLeeds, Yorks, England
SchoolBellvue Rd Cl and Central Higher Grade Schools, Leeds, England
Age on arrival in Australia26
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMotorman
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation29
Next of kinMother, Mrs H Salter, 55 Albert Terrace, Leeds Yorkes, England
Previous military serviceSapper in Royal Engineers, Territorial Force, Leeds.
Enlistment date10 December 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name10th Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/27/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A17 Port Lincoln on 1 April 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll10th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 16 August 1915
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Date of death16 June 1915
Age at death29
Age at death from cemetery records29
Place of burialBeach Cemetery (Plot II, Row C, Grave No. 2), Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
60
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Charles and Henrietta SALTER, 55 Albert Terrace, Cardigan Road, Leeds, England
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

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

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