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John Joseph BUNTER

Regimental number5681
Place of birthGeraldton, Western Australia
SchoolMoonyoonooka State School, via Geraldton, Western Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarm hand
AddressMount Erin, Geraldton, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinFather, William John Bunter, Mount Erin, Geraldton, Western Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date18 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name16th Battalion, 18th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/33/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A48 Seang Bee on 18 July 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll16th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 26 September 1917
Age at death28
Age at death from cemetery records27
Place of burialHooge Crater Cemetery (Plot IV, Row D, Grave No. 7), Zillebeke, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Jane BUNTER, Night Cap Hill, Mount Erin, Geraldton, Western Australia
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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