The AIF Project

John Thomas SCOBERG

Regimental number2575
Place of birthKnowsley, Victoria
SchoolHeathcote State School, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationCompositor
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinSister, Elizabeth Scoberg, High Street, Heathcote, Victoria
Enlistment date16 October 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name29th Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/46/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A68 Anchises on 14 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll29th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 23 March 1917
Place of death or woundingBapaume, Somme Sector, France
Age at death31
Age at death from cemetery records31
Place of burialBeaumetz Cross Roads Cemetery (Row A, Grave No. 44), Beaumetz-les-Cambrai, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
116
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Elizabeth SCOBERG. Native of Knowsley, Victoria
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

Print format