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John William AUSTIN

Regimental number5704
Place of birthBallarat, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
Address21 Lygon Street, Carlton, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation35
Next of kinWife, Ada Austin, 21 Lygon Street, Carlton, Victoria
Enlistment date18 April 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name22nd Battalion, 15th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/39/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A9 Shropshire on 25 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll22nd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 21 July 1917
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Victorian Garden of Remembrance
Date of death24 November 1952

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