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John Robert COLGATE

Regimental number647
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationStud groom
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation44
Next of kinWife, Mrs Lucy Colgate, 409 Barker Road, Subiaco, Western Australia
Enlistment date30 September 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name16th Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/33/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 22 December 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll13th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 27 August 1917
Family/military connectionsSon: 238 Pte Oscar COLGATE, 28th Bn, killed in action, 16 September 1915.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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