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John Claude SERMON

Regimental number6202
Place of birthNortham, Western Australia
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationFarmer
Age at embarkation21.3
Height5' 9.5"
Weight163 lbs
Next of kinFather, John Sermon, Burgess Siding, via York, Western Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date11 January 1916
Place of enlistmentPerth, Western Australia
Unit name16th Battalion, 19th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/33/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A28 Miltiades on 7 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll16th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 13 July 1917
Other details

War service: Western Front

Embarked Fremantle, 9 August 1916; disembarked Plymouth, England, 25 September 1916.

Proceeded overseas to France, 12 December 1916; taken on strength, 16th Bn, in the field, 19 December 1916.

Killed in action, 13 July 1917.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, SERMON John Claude
Red Cross File 2460202G

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