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John ATHERTON

Regimental number1056
Place of birthBolton England
ReligionMethodist
OccupationMiner
AddressSouth Seaham, West Wallsend, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinMother, Mrs Ellen Atherton, 23 Taskers Lane, Kersley near Bolton, England
Enlistment date3 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name35th Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/52/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A24 Benalla on 1 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll35th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 14 January 1919

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