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John Alexander DWAN

Regimental number35528
Place of birthCharters Towers Queensland
SchoolGrammar School, Charters Towers, Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationClerk
AddressAbC Bank, Rockhampton, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinMother, Mrs Sarah A Dwan, c/o St John's House, Hale Street, Milton, Brisbane, Queensland
Previous military serviceServed as Lieutenant in Kennedy Regiment.
Enlistment date5 February 1917
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade, May 1917 Reinforcements
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/128/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A28 Miltiades on 2 August 1917
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll10th Field Artillery Brigade
FateDied of wounds 16 April 1918
Place of burialBristol (Arno's Vale) Cemetery (Grave No. 709), Gloucestershire.
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
16
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Patrick and Sarah Alexandra DWAN, Bluckbonnie, Warwick, Queensland. Born at Charters Towers, Queensland
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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