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Regimental number549
Place of birthAshington, England
ReligionChurch of England
Address10 Renwich Street, Leichhardt, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation39.3
Height5' 7.5"
Weight145 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs Kate Ditchburn, 10 Renwich Street, Leichhardt, Sydney, New South Wales
Previous military serviceMember for 10 years of ASC Rifle Club; resigned on leaving the state.
Enlistment date4 July 1916
Place of enlistmentSydney, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameMachine Gun Company 5, Reinforcement 9
AWM Embarkation Roll number24/10/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A67 Orsova on 6 December 1916
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Army Postal Corps
FateReturned to Australia 24 July 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in New South Wales Garden of Remembrance
Discharge date22 December 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death29 August 1951
SourcesNAA: B2455, DITCHBURN John

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