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John William BONNICK

Regimental number193
Place of birthEast Melbourne, Victoria
SchoolSouth Brunswick State School, Victoria
Other trainingWorkingmen's College, and Internationl Correspondence School
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationEngineer
AddressDeakin Street, Buckley Park, Essendon
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinJ W Bonnick, Deakin Street, Buckley Park, Essendon
Previous military serviceServed in the 58th Bn, Citizen Military Forces.
Enlistment date16 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name29th Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/46/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A11 Ascanius on 10 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll29th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularDied of wounds, 53rd Casualty Clearing Station, France.
FateDied of wounds 20 February 1918
Place of death or woundingFrance
Date of death20 February 1918
Age at death22.2
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialBailleul Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot III, Row F, Grave No. 24), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
115
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James William John and Georgina Jane BONNICK, 61 Mitchell Street, Brunswick, Victoria

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