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John William ASTLEY

Regimental number25912
Place of birthSydney New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationElectrician
Address32 Hampden Road, Battery Point, Hobar, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, J W Astley, 32 Hampden Road, Battery Point, Hobart, Tasmania
Enlistment date28 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit name23rd Howitzer Brigade, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/133/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A67 Orsova on 1 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Division Ammunition Column
FateReturned to Australia 10 March 1918
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in New South Wales Garden of Remembrance
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death5 January 1952

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