|Place of birth||Lilydale, Victoria|
|School||Roman Catholic School, Brownhill, Kalgoorlie, WA|
|Address||Tammin, Western Australia|
|Age at embarkation||24|
|Next of kin||Mother, Mrs Mary Duty, Tammin, Western Australia|
|Previous military service||Nil|
|Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll|
|Place of enlistment||Perth, Western Australia|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||44th Battalion, 4th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/61/2|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A39 Port Macquarie on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||44th Battalion|
|Fate||Killed in Action
|Place of death or wounding||Hamel, France|
|Age at death||27|
|Age at death from cemetery records||27|
|Place of burial||Villers-Bretonneux Military Cemetery (Plot I, Row F, Grave No. 8), Fouilloy, France|
|Panel number, Roll of Honour,|
Australian War Memorial
|Miscellaneous information from|
|Parents: Densi David and Mary DUTY, Tammin, Western Australia. Born at Lilydale, Victoria|
War service: Western Front
Embarked Fremantle, 13 October 116; disembarked Plymouth, England, 12 December 1916; marched into 11th Training Bn, 13 December 1916.
Proceeded overseas to France, 4 February 1917; marched into 3rd Australian Divisional Base Depot, Etaples, 4 February 1917.
Proceeded to unit, 6 February 1917; taken on strength of 44th Bn, in the field, 8 February 1917.
Killed in action, 4 July 1918.
Buried by members of his company, 600 yards' south east of Hamel, no date stated.Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Sources||NAA: B2455, DUTY John William|