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Regimental number9445
Place of birthZurich, Switzerland
ReligionChurch of England
AddressMons, Queensland
Marital statusWidower
Age at embarkation44
Height5' 7.5"
Weight150 lbs
Next of kinSister, Miss Anna Dahl, Mons via Palmwoods, Queensland
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date10 December 1915
Place of enlistmentBrisbane, Queensland
Rank on enlistmentSapper
Unit name11th Field Company Engineers, Section 3
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/30/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A29 Suevic on 31 May 1916
FateKilled in Action 24 December 1916
Age at death from cemetery records45
Place of burialCite Bonjean Military Cemetery (Plot III, Row C, Grave No. 21), Armentieres, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Christian and Caroline DAHL, Mons, Palmwoods, Queensland. Born at Zurich, Switzerland
Other details

War service: Western Front

Killed in the field by explosion of high explosive shell.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, DAHL John

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