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John Henry SELLERS

Regimental number2130
Place of birthAshton-on-Lyne, Lancashire, England
SchoolOrphanage, Boys Refuge, Manchester, England
ReligionChurch of England
AddressPeople's Palace, Pitt Street, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation43
Next of kinSister, Miss M A Sellers, Castletown, Isle of Man
Enlistment date4 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name19th Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/36/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A8 Argyllshire on 30 September 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll19th Battalion
FateDied accidentally 19 October 1915
Place of death or woundingDied at sea, His Majesty's Transport "Argyllshire"
Age at death39
Age at death from cemetery records39
Place of burialAt Sea
Commemoration detailsChatby Memorial, Alexandria, Egypt
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial

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