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John BRACKEN

Regimental number9881
Place of birthMelbourne, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationCommercial traveller
AddressParkville, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation36
Next of kinSister, Mrs M Cooper, 22 Shoobra Road, Elsternwick, Victoria
Enlistment date6 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameRailway Supply Detachment1, Reinforcement 16
AWM Embarkation Roll number25/35/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on 9 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll25th Depot Unit of Supply
FateReturned to Australia 11 May 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 9882 Pte Richard Thomas BRACKEN, 5th Divisional Train, returned to Australia, 11 May 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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