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John David TULLOCH

Regimental number3491
Place of birthRichmond, Victoria
SchoolState School No 2136, Morwell, Victoria
AddressHeyfield, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation29
Height5' 6"
Weight148 lbs
Next of kinFather, W Tulloch, Morwell, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed 6 years in the Australian Light Horse, Citizen Military Forces.
Enlistment date31 July 1915
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Battalion, 11th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/25/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on 11 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll59th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 19 July 1916
Age at death from cemetery records30
Place of burialNo known grave
Commemoration detailsV.C. Corner (Panel No 15), Australian Cemetery, Fromelles, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Hannah TULLOCH. Native of Melbourne, Victoria
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Allotted to and proceeded to join 59th Bn, Tel el Kebir, 26 February 1916; reverted to the ranks on joining the Bn.

Promoted Sergeant, Ferry Post, 4 March 1916.

Admitted to 4th Field Ambulance, 30 March 1916 (sunstroke), and transferred same day to 1st Australian Stationary Hospital, Ismailia, 30 March 1916; to 8th Field Ambulance, Ferry Post, 31 March 1916 (exhaustion); discharged to unit, 31 March 1916.

Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 18 June 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 29 June 1916.

Posted missing, 19 July 1916.

Court of Enquiry, held in the field, 29 August 1917, pronounced fate as 'Killed in Action, 19 July 1916'.

Handwritten note on Form B103: 'Presumed Buried In No Man's Land approx 5J90 43 to 5K02.5.1 Sheet Hazebrouck 5A'.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, TULLOCH John David
Red Cross file 2790308

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