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John Henry DUCKWORTH

Regimental number357
Place of birthHobart, Tasmania
SchoolState School, Tasmania
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressWest Devonport, Tasmania
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation31
Next of kinWife, Mary Duckworth, West Devonport, Tasmania
Enlistment date20 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Battalion, C Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/29/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Hobart, Tasmania, on board HMAT A2 Geelong on 20 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll12th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 23 July 1916
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death35
Age at death from cemetery records35
Place of burialPozieres British Cemetery (Plot IV, Row L. Grave No. 38), Ovilers-La-Boisselle, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
65
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Edward and Hannah DUCKWORTH, husband of Mary Jane DUCKWORTH, Gunn Street, Devonport, West Tasmania
Family/military connectionsStepfather served

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