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John Leslie YORK

Regimental number3926
Place of birthJesmond New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressBellbird, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinWife, Mrs Euphemia York, c/o Mrs J York, William Street, Carrington, New South Wales
Enlistment date7 December 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll7 December 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name1st Pioneer Battalion, 10th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/13/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A68 Anchises on 24 January 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll56th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 30 April 1918
Place of burialCrucifix Corner Cemetery (Plot V, Row E, Grave No. 2), Villers-Bretonneux, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
163
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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