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John Stafford CARDWELL

Regimental number2590
Place of birthBlackpool, England
SchoolSt Johns and Bains Grammar School
Age on arrival in Australia32
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation32
Next of kinBrother, E Cardwell, Blackpool Lancashire, England
Previous military serviceServed in the South African War with the 7th Dragoon Guards.
Enlistment date3 June 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name9th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/26/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A55 Kyarra on 16 August 1915
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Army Ordnance Corps
FateDied of disease 11 December 1918
Place of death or woundingDurban, South Africa
Age at death42
Place of burialDurban (Stellawood) Cemetery (Row F, Grave No. 129), South Africa
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
184

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