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John Edward CASS

Regimental number6489
Place of birthChetwynd, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
AddressChetwynd East via Casterton, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation31
Next of kinFather, Michael Cass, Chetwynd East via Casterton, Victoria
Enlistment date1 May 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Battalion, 21st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/25/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on 2 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 5 October 1917
Place of burialLijssenthoek Military Cemetery (Plot XX, Row K, Grave No. 12), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
52
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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