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John Robert SPLATT

Regimental number2789
Place of birthBallarat Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationRailway employee
Address75 Grant Street, Ballarat, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinFather, John Splatt, 75 Grant Street, Ballarat, Victoria
Enlistment date21 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name23rd Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/40/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 27 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Pioneer Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette', Second Supplement, No. 30107 (1 June 1917); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 169 (4 October 1917).

FateReturned to Australia 25 August 1917
Family/military connectionsBrother: 7719 Lance Corporal Thomas SPLATT, 4th Pioneer Bn, returned to Australia, 5 April 1919.
Other details

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

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