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John Tennyson WEIR

Regimental number2451
Place of birthPrahran, Victoria
SchoolHawksburn State School, Victoria
OccupationMotor mechanic
Address141 Williams Road, East Prahran Melbourne, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, John Weir, Ferndale Fawkner Street, South Yarra Melbourne, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed in Senior Cadets, Area 49B, also 2nd Corporal in Citizen Forces.
Enlistment date29 April 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll28 May 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name14th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/31/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board RMS Persia on 10 August 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll14th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 12 April 1916
Place of death or woundingOn board Hospital Ship K
Age at death22
Place of burialNo known grave
Commemoration detailsChatby Memorial, Alexandria, Egypt
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial

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