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John William BRACK

Regimental number2289
Place of birthGuisborough, North Riding, Yorkshire, England
Other trainingServed in the Police, Darlington, Co Durham, Eng;and
ReligionChurch of England
Address162 Brown Street, East Perth, Western Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation40
Next of kinWife, Mrs Bessie Brack, c/o Mrs Shelders, storekeeper, Victoria Park East, Western Australia
Enlistment date21 May 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll12 June 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name43rd Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/60/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A16 Port Melbourne on 30 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll43rd Battalion
FateKilled in Action 3 July 1917
Place of death or woundingFrance
Date of death3 July 1917
Age at death41
Age at death from cemetery records41
Place of burialBethleem Farm East Cemetery (Row A, Grave No. 16), Messines, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: George and Isabella BRACK; husband of Bessie BRACK, Riverton, Harvey, Western Australia
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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