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John Joseph DEABEL

Regimental number1536
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
AddressGunyah, South Gippsland, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinJane Sherry, Dumbalk, Victoria
Enlistment date4 December 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name5th Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/22/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A54 Runic on 19 February 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll46th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 14 December 1918
Medals

Military Medal

'Showed conspicuous dash and daring on the night of 30th September, 1916, during a raid on the enemy's trenches in the HOLLANDSCHESCHUUR Salient.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 103
Date: 29 June 1917

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