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John Davidson WAKE

Regimental number5426
Place of birthBrunswick, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationBread carter
Address171 Lee Street, North Carlton, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinMother, Mrs Mary Wake, 171 Lee Street, North Carlton, Victoria
Enlistment date15 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name21st Battalion, 14th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/38/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A32 Themistocles on 28 July 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll21st Battalion
FateKilled in Action 12 February 1917
Place of death or woundingWarlencourt, Somme, France
Age at death25
Place of burialWarlencourt British Cemetery (Plot I, Row J, Grave 17), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Mary and George WAKE.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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