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John Denis CONDON

Regimental number4762
Place of birthCrossley, Warrnambool, Victoria
SchoolState School, Koroit, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationTailor
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation44.4
Height5' 6.5"
Weight133 lbs
Next of kinWife, Annie Condon, Lower Malvern Road, East Malvern, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date20 August 1915
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Unit name14th Battalion, 15th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/31/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A68 Anchises on 14 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll46th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour Circular'We are all proud to know that old as he was he served without a break until he was wounded in September, returning to duty about a fortnight later and serving until he was killed in action.' (Wife)
FateKilled in Action 11 June 1917
Age at death from cemetery records46
Place of burialMessines Ridge British Cemetery, Messines, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
141
Family/military connectionsSon: [351] 2nd Lt Richard Merrick CONDON, 22nd Bn, killed in action, 5 August 1916.

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