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John SCOTHRON

Regimental number2733
Place of birthStraffield, York, England
SchoolAttercliffe National School, Sheffield, England
Age on arrival in Australia24
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
AddressJinarnin near Cookerin, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation29
Next of kinSister, Mrs Elizabeth Mos, 11 Peacock Row, Linsley Park, Sheffield, England
Enlistment date20 April 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name51st Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/68/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A23 Suffolk on 10 October 1916
Regimental number from Nominal Roll2733A
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll51st Battalion
FateKilled in Action 2 April 1917
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Surname spelt SCOTHERN
Place of death or woundingNoreuil, Bullecourt Battle, France
Date of death2 April 1917
Age at death30.9
Place of burialH.A.C. Cemetery (Special Memorial Row B, No. 2), Ecoust-St. Mein, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
154
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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