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John Gretland VEALL

Regimental number4173
Place of birthHoyleton, South Australia
ReligionMethodist
OccupationMoulder
AddressNortons Summit, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinMother, Mrs E Veall, Nortons Summit, South Australia
Enlistment date30 August 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll27 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Battalion, 13th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/29/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A30 Borda on 11 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll12th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 24 July 1916
Place of death or woundingPozieres, Somme Sector, France
Age at death25
Place of burialPozieres British Cemetery (Plot IV, Row L, Grave No. 39( Ovillers-La-Boisselle, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
67
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Henry and Edith VEALL, Norton's Summit, South Australia
Family/military connectionsOne brother, three cousins died in service.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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