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John Henry WEST

Regimental number4906
Place of birthRosewater, Port Adelaide, South Australia
SchoolGlanville Public School, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationPlumber
AddressGlanville Hotel, Glanville, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, J H West, Glanville Hotel, Glanville, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date8 November 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name10th Battalion, 15th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/27/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board RMS Mongolia on 9 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll50th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 25 April 1918
Place of death or woundingVillers-Bretonneux, 1918 France
Age at death25
Family/military connectionsStep-Brother: Lance Corporal Parker. No.1579,. killed in action, France, 8th October 1917.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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