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John Maguire HAMLYN

Regimental number10156
Place of birthHelidon, Queensland
SchoolCoorparoo State School
ReligionMethodist
OccupationClerk
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Height5' 9"
Weight135 lbs
Next of kinMother, Martha Hamlyn
Previous military serviceServed for 3 years in the Citizen Military Forces, Brisbane.
Enlistment date19 August 1915
Place of enlistmentBrisbane, Queensland
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name1st Australian Auxiliary Hospital, 1st Reinforcements
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on 9 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll6th Field Ambulance
FateReturned to Australia 11 January 1919
Discharge date17 April 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Married Gertrude Olive PIDDINGTON, spinster, aged 19, St John's Anglican Church, Axbridge, 21 September 1918.

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Osterley', 11 January 1919; disembarked Melbourne, 24 February 1919, for ward travel to Brisbane; discharged (medically unfit), Brisbane, 17 April 1919.

SourcesNAA: B2455, HAMLYN John Maguire

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