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John DILLON

Regimental number3822
Place of birthWarragul, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLocomotive fireman
AddressKalgoorlie, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation31
Next of kinMother, Mrs Bridget Dillon, 198 Piccadilly Street, Kalgoorlie, Western Australia
Enlistment date2 December 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll2 February 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name28th Battalion, 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/45/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A28 Miltiades on 12 February 1916
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll51st Battalion
FateKilled in Action 3 September 1916
Place of burialAveluy Wood Cemetery (Plot I, Row L, Grave No. 18), (Lancashire Dump), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
152
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Town. Kalgoorlie, Western Australia
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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