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John BONNILY

Regimental number3533
Place of birthDeloraine, Tasmania
SchoolState School, Dunorlan, Tasmania
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
Address14 Clarence Street, Launceston, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinMother, Mrs A L Bonnily, 14 Clarence Street, Launceston, Tasmania
Enlistment date3 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Battalion, 11th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/29/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A11 Ascanius on 10 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll52nd Battalion
FateDied of wounds 4 May 1918
Place of death or woundingVillers-Bretonneux, France
Date of death4 May 1918
Age at death28
Place of burialSt. Sever Cemetery (Officers, Plot B, Row 6, Grave No. 21), Rouen, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
154
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Son of William and Annie Louisa BONNILY. Native of Elizabeth Town, Tasmania

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