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John William ELAND

Regimental number1712
Place of birthNorwood, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFettler
Addressc/o F Standish, Port Road, Hindmarsh, South Australia
Marital statusWidower
Age at embarkation40
Next of kinDaughter, Mary Eland c/o F Standish, Port Road, Hindmarsh, South Australia
Enlistment date18 January 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/29/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A17 Port Lincoln on 1 April 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll70th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 4 May 1917
Date of death5 August 1952
Age at death78
Place of burialAIF Cemetery (Row 14, Grave 40), West Terrace, Adelaide, South Australia

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