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John TAPLEY

Regimental number2478
Place of birthBirmingham England
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationCoal lumper
Address29 Francis Street, Glebe, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation35
Next of kinWife, Mrs K N Tapley, 29 Francis Street, Glebe, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date19 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name18th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/35/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A32 Themistocles on 5 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll18th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 20 December 1918
Date of death24 July 1930
Place of burialRookwood Cemetery

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