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John Hoare VERNON

Regimental number3488
Place of birthMaitland, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
Addressamworth, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Height6' 4"
Weight196 lbs
Next of kinFather, Arthur Vernon, Calala, West Tamworth, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date19 December 1916
Place of enlistmentArmidale, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name56th Battalion, 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/73/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A68 Anchises on 24 January 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll56th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 8 July 1919
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)Stated to be John Hall VERNON on Nominal Roll.
Discharge date18 October 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Friedricksruh', 8 July 1919; disembarked Sydney, 4 September 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Sydney, 18 October 1919.

Taken on strength, 56th Bn, 26 October 1917. Wounded (gas), 24 April 1918.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death29 May 1933
Age at death44
SourcesNAA: B2455, VERNON John Hoare

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