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John CATCHPOLE

Regimental number290
Place of birthNorfolk England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationTimber getter
AddressMany Peaks, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinBrother, James Catchpole, Newtown, Festman, Norfolk, England
Enlistment date11 December 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name42nd Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/59/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A30 Borda on 5 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll42nd Battalion
FateKilled in Action 4 October 1917
Age at death from cemetery records27
Place of burialTyne Cot Cemetery (Plot XXXVI, Row C, Grave No. 19), Passchendaele, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
135
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Georgina CATCHPOLE. Native of Newton Flotman, Norfolk
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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