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John Hutchison Gordon VOLUM

Regimental number525
Place of birthNorth Gippsland, Victoria
SchoolState School, North Gippsland, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationSquatter
AddressRoxby Park, Murgheboluc, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, F Volum, Roxby Park, Murgheboluc, Victoria
Enlistment date17 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name5th Battalion, F Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/22/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A3 Orvieto on 21 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularSurname Verdon on ROH.
FateReturned to Australia 8 October 1918
Place of death or woundingSomme, France
Age at death24
Medals

Meritorious Service Medal


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 67
Date: 3 June 1919

Family/military connectionsBrother Cpl Harold Paul Verdon served.

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