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John Henry PARK

Regimental number15793
Date of birth13 February 1886
Place of birthSydney, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
Address248 Elizabeth Street, Hobart, Tasmania
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation32
Height5' 5"
Weight160 lbs
Next of kinWife, Lucy Levinia Park, 248 Elizabeth Street, Hobart, Tasmania
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date22 October 1917
Place of enlistmentLaunceston, Tasmania
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameAustralian Army Service Corps, November 1917 Reinforcements
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board SS Ormonde on 2 March 1918
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Army Service Corps Details
FateReturned to Australia 26 July 1919
Discharge date5 October 1919
Other details

War service: embarked Melbourne, 2 March 1918; disembarked Suez, 4 April 1918.

Admitted to Government hospital, Suez, 17 June 1918 (influenza); discharged to duty, 30 June 1918.

Marched out to 58th Squadron, Royal Flying Corps, 15 July 1918; marched in to AASC Training Depot, Moascar, from RFC, 9 August 1918.

Commenced return to Australia from Kantara on board HT 'Burma', 26 July 1919; disembarked Melbourne, 29 August 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Hobart, 5 October 1919.

Medal: British War Medal
Miscellaneous detailsName does not appear on Embarkation Roll.
SourcesNAA: B2455, PARK John Henry

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