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John SOMERFIELD

Regimental number3893
Place of birthYangan Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressYangan via Warwick, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinMother, Mrs Elizabeth Somerfield, Yangan via Warwick, Queensland
Enlistment date14 September 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll13 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name26th Battalion, 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/43/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A62 Wandilla on 31 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Pioneer Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 20 May 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 3894 Pte Joseph Bentley SOMERFIELD, 2nd Pioneer Bn, killed in action, 14 November 1916.

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