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John Arthur CURNOW

Regimental number2705
Place of birthEmmaville, New South Wales
SchoolEmmaville Public School, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationBlacksmith and farrier
AddressSame as next of kin
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, Robert Curnow, The Britain, Emmaville, New South Wales
Enlistment date1 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentSapper
Unit name7th Field Company Engineers
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/26/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A23 Suffolk on 30 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll14th Field Company Engineers
FateDied of disease 15 February 1919
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialHal Communal Cemetery (Row A, Grave No 48), Brussels, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Robert and Elizabeth Curnow, The Britain, Emmaville, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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