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John Montague COLLETT

Regimental number5968
Place of birthTable Cape, Tasmania
SchoolLaunceston High School and State School, Tasmania
ReligionChurch of England
AddressLaunceston, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinMother, Mrs Annie Collett, C/o Mr Bunting, Donnybrook, Victoria
Enlistment date21 December 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll20 December 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name22nd Battalion, 16th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/39/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on 2 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll22nd Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularDied in England
FateDied of disease 27 November 1916
Age at death19
Place of burialEfford Cemetery (Row C, Grave No. 4969), Devonshire, England
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John Thomas and Anne COLLETT, Armytage, Victoria. Native of Linkwood Park, Table Cape, Tasmania
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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