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John DRAYTON

Regimental number980
Place of birthWilliamstown, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
Address15 Gerald Street, Mount Lawley, Perth, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinMother, Mrs M Drayton, 15 Gerald Street, Mount Lawley, Perth, Western Australia
Enlistment date8 September 1914
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit name8th Battalion, Headquarters
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/25/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A24 Benalla on 19 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 14 October 1918
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

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

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