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John Alexander CHARLESTON

Regimental number154
Place of birthSheffield, Tasmania
ReligionMethodist
OccupationButcher
AddressWest Kentish, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinFather, Alexander Charleston, West Kentish, Tasmania
Previous military service91st Infantry
Enlistment date7 April 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name40th Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/57/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Hobart, Tasmania, on board HMAT A35 Berrima on 1 July 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll40th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 25 March 1919
Date of death1 August 1963
Place of burialDevonport Public Cemetery

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