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John Venable SILVA

Regimental number2780
Place of birthLondon England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMotor driver
Address28 Sutherland Road, Armadale, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation31
Next of kinFather, John Silva, Itchen Abbas, Hampshire, England
Enlistment date13 October 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Light Horse Regiment, 19th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/13/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board RMS Mongolia on 11 July 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll14th Light Horse Regiment
FateEffective abroad (still overseas)
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Venable spelt Venables

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