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John DANBY

Regimental number644
Place of birthYork England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
Address8 Belgrave Street, York, England
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, John Danby, 8 Belgrave Street, York, England
Enlistment date12 July 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll6 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name31st Battalion, C Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/48/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A62 Wandilla on 9 November 1915
31st Battalion Headquarters and Companies A, B, C and D sailed on two ships, HMAT A62 Wandilla, 9th November 1915 from Melbourne, and HMAT A41 Bakara, 5 November 1915, from Melbourne. It is not possible to tell from the Embarkation Roll on which ship an individual embarked.
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A41 Bakara on 5 November 1915
31st Battalion Headquarters and Companies A, B, C and D sailed on two ships, HMAT A62 Wandilla, 9th November 1915 from Melbourne, and HMAT A41 Bakara, 5 November 1915, from Melbourne. It is not possible to tell from the Embarkation Roll on which ship an individual embarked.
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Corps Heavy Trench Mortar Battery
FateReturned to Australia 31 March 1919
Medals

Military Medal


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 185
Date: 27 November 1918

Other detailsMedals: Military Medal, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsEmbarkation Roll does not distinguish which ship of embarkation.
Date of death26 July 1955
Age at death60
Place of burialTerang Cemetery, Victoria

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