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John Charles DEACON

Regimental number16998
Place of birthCharters Towers Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationClerk
AddressMacrossan Street, West End, Townsville, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, William Deacon, Macrossan Street, West End, Townsville, Queensland
Enlistment date6 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name2nd Light Horse Field Ambulance, 26th Reinforcements
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A42 Boorara on 10 May 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 3 July 1919
Other detailsMedals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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