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Regimental number3026
Place of birthSydney, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationRailway porter
AddressSurry Hills, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation29
Weight119 lbs
Next of kinFather, Julian John Somerville, 2 Clifton Reserve, Surry Hills, New South Wales
Enlistment date26 June 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll4 February 1915
Place of enlistmentSydney, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name45th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/62/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board SS Port Nicholson on 8 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll45th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 31 March 1919
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Second entry both matched
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Mary SOMERVILLE
Discharge date23 May 1920
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Wandilla', 31 March 1918; arrived Melbourne, 18 May 1918 for disembarkation in Sydney; discharged (mediclaly unfit), Sydney, 23 May 1920.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

Death attributed to war service.
Date of death30 September 1935
Age at death47
Place of burialWoronora Cemetery, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, SOMERVILLE John Ted

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