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John Charles WESTON

Regimental number960
Place of birthGreat Bowder Market-Harborough Leicestershire, England
SchoolNational School, Great Bowder, England
Age on arrival in Australia26
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationCarpenter
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation30
Next of kinMother, Mrs Mary Weston, 108 Logan Street, Market Harbor, England
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date17 February 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name27th Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/44/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A2 Geelong on 31 May 1915
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll27th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 29 November 1915
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Age at death33
Place of burialAri Burnu Cemetery (Row I, Grave 3), Anzac, Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
111
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Henry Frederick and Mary WESTON.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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