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John Garnock TAIT

Regimental number958
Date of birth10 October 1897
Place of birthPort Pirie, South Australia
AddressSeaton Park,PO, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18.3
Height5' 8.5"
Weight136 lbs
Next of kinFather, John Taylor Tait, Seaton Park PO, South Australia
Previous military serviceServed for 6 months in the Citizen Military Forces
Enlistment date20 January 1916
Place of enlistmentAdelaide, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name43rd Battalion, Headquarters
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A19 Afric on 9 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll43rd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 19 February 1919
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Noted TAIT John Garrioch NR
Discharge date13 May 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Orca', 19 February 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Adelaide, 13 May 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

Also served in World War II: Service No S66874.
Date of death4 June 1970
Age at death72
Place of burialCentennial Park Cemetery, Adelaide, South Australia
SourcesNAA: B2455, TAIT John Garnock

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