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John BUCK

Regimental number4285
Place of birthGoldborough, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMiner
AddressBoulder, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation39
Next of kinElizabeth Buck, 8 Evan Street, Boulder, Western Australia
Enlistment date20 February 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll22 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentLance Corporal
Unit nameNo 6 Tunnelling Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number16/12/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A69 Warilda on 1 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSapper
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Tunnelling Company
FateReturned to Australia 21 July 1917
Age at death from cemetery records44
Place of burialKalgoorlie Cemetery (Grave No. 5175), Western Australia
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
26
Family/military connectionsBrother: 4286 Sapper Frederick Thomas BUCK, 3rd Tunnelling Company, returned to Australia, 4 May 1917.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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