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John Charles TRANTER

Regimental number5766
Place of birthMaryborough, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationBlacksmith
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Height6' 1.5"
Weight166 lbs
Next of kinJ. Tranter, Inkerman Street, Maryborough, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date23 November 1914
Place of enlistmentMaryborough, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit name3rd Light Horse Brigade Train, 1st Reinforcement, 12th Company, Australian Army Service Corps
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A54 Runic on 19 February 1915
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal RollAnzac Mounted Division Train
FateReturned to Australia 5 August 1919
Discharge date20 July 1919
Other details

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

SourcesNAA: B2455, TRANTER John Charles

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