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Regimental number3518
Place of birthLiverpool, England
ReligionChurch of England
Address166 Everleigh Street, Redfern, New South Wales
Marital statusDivorced
Age at embarkation33.2
Height5' 8.25"
Weight136 lbs
Next of kinSister, Mrs Lucy Halsall, Southport, England
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date10 March 1916
Place of enlistmentBathurst, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name30th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/47/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A70 Ballarat on 5 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll30th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 5 January 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Photo: Andrew Richardson
Discharge date20 September 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HS 'Kanowna', 5 January 1919; arrived Melbourne, 7 March 1919, for onward travel by boat to Sydney; discharged (medically unfit: amputated left leg), Sydney, 20 September 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death28 October 1951
Age at death68
Place of burialRookwood Necropolis, Sydney, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, BROWN John

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