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John VARTY

Regimental number559
Place of birthAllendale, Victoria
SchoolAllendale State School, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationPainter
Address3 Windsor Street, Footscray, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinMother, Mrs Jean Varty, 3 Windsor Street, Footscray, Victoria
Enlistment date19 August 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll20 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name7th Battalion, E Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/24/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A20 Hororata on 19 October 1914
Unit from Nominal Roll7th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 8 May 1915
Place of death or woundingCape Helles, Gallipoli, Turkey
Age at death25
Age at death from cemetery records25
Place of burialNo known grave
Commemoration detailsHelles Memorial, Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
52
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Joseph and Jean VARTY, 3 Windsor Street, Footscray, Victoria
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsSurname incorrectly entered on Embarkation Roll as VARLY.

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