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John Alfred Alston DELO

Regimental number7960
Place of birthNorwood, South Australia
SchoolFlinders Street Public School, Adelaide, South Australia
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationClerk
AddressSemaphore, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinMother, Mrs M Delo, Nassell Street, Semaphore, South Australia
Previous military serviceServed in the Senior Cadets.
Enlistment date2 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameNo 1 Australian General Hospital
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board A62 Wandilla on 25 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll11th Field Artillery Brigade
FateKilled in Action 14 January 1917
Age at death19
Age at death from cemetery records19
Place of burialBulls Road Cemetery (Plot III, Row K, Grave No. 25), Flers, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
16
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: J. and E. Mary Elizabeth DELO, 'Flers', Rowell Crescent, Kilkenny, South Australia
Family/military connectionsBrother: 4697 Lance Corporal Ernest Phillip Alston DELO MM, 27th Bn, killed in action, 3 October 1918.
Other details

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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