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John Lewis DEARBERG

Regimental number16107
Place of birthMurwillumbah, New South Wales
Other NamesJohn Louis
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMedical student
AddressEnmore, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Height5' 6.75"
Weight126 lbs
Next of kinFather, S L Dearberg, Queen's Hotel, Enmore Road, Enmore, New South Wales
Enlistment date21 September 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll16 June 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameNovember 1916 Reinforcements
AWM Embarkation Roll number26/99/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A24 Benalla on 9 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Motor Transport Company
FateReturned to Australia 28 February 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in New South Wales Garden of Remembrance
Discharge date26 May 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 4099 Pte Frederick William DEARBERG, 17th Bn, returned to Australia, 20 May 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Anchises', 28 February 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Sydney, 26 May 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

Died of pulmonary tuberculosis, Prince of Wales Hospital, Randwick, 18 December 1944.
Miscellaneous detailsSee 5476 John Louis DEARBERG for first period of service.
Date of death18 December 1944
SourcesNAA: B2455, DEARBERG John Lewis

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