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John Tasman WARNE

Regimental number8083
Place of birthLaunceston, Tasmania
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
AddressSandhills, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Height5' 8"
Weight129 lbs
Next of kinGuardian, Mrs M L Wainwright, Sandhills, Tasmania
Previous military service92 Infantry +cadets 4 yrs
Enlistment date7 December 1917
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll18 December 1917
Place of enlistmentLaunceston, Tasmania
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Battalion, 27th Reinforcement
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on 28 February 1918
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll12th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 17 March 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Son of Alfred WARNE
Discharge date30 May 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Plassy', 17 March 1919; disembarked Melbourne, 30 April 1919, for onward travel to Hobart; discharged (wounded), Hobart, 30 May 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death20 July 1929
Age at death30
Place of burialCornelian Bay Cemetery, Hobart, Tasmania
SourcesNAA: B2455, WARNE John Tasman

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