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John Walter McFEAT

Regimental number52835
Date of birth13 February 1897
Place of birthYork, Western Australia
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
AddressTyler Street, Preston, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Height5' 5.5"
Weight126 lbs
Next of kinMrs Rose Fawcett, Tyler Street, Preston, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date4 March 1918
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Unit name2nd General Service Reinforcements (Egypt) (Victoria)
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on 10 June 1918
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 3 July 1919
Discharge date22 August 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Malta', 3 July 1919; disembarked Melbourne, 7 August 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Melbourne, 22 August 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, McFEAT John Walter

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