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John Merril FAIR

Regimental number17830
Place of birthBeaconsfield, Tasmania
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationEngine driver
AddressMelbourne, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinFather, Thomas Rankin Fair, Ringarooma, Tasmania
Enlistment date2 November 1916
Rank on enlistmentSapper
Unit nameMarch 1917 Reinforcements
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/42/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A74 Marathon on 10 May 1917
Rank from Nominal RollSapper
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Field Company Engineers
FateDischarged 8 April 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death18 August 1967
Place of burialBox Hill Cemetery, Victoria

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