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John Douglas ANDERSON

Regimental number1940
Place of birthNhill, Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationChemists assistant
AddressNelson Street, Nhill, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, John Alfred Anderson, Nelson Street, Nhill, Victoria
Enlistment date5 May 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll5 May 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name39th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/56/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board RMS Orontes on 16 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll40th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 27 April 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death25 October 1963
Place of burialNorthern Suburbs Crematorium

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