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John Edwards VERCOE

Regimental number1120
Place of birthNewark United States Of America
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFishmonger
Addresscorner Webb and Young Streets, Fitzroy, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation33
Next of kinWife, Mrs Vercoe, corner Webb and Young Streets, Fitzroy, Victoria
Enlistment date17 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 2, Battery 5
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/30/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A9 Shropshire on 20 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 21 December 1917
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Stated to be John Edward Vercoe on NR
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Victorian Garden of Remembrance
Date of death3 February 1948

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