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John William ABBLITT

Regimental number2566A
Place of birthCircular Head, Tasmania
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationLabourer
AddressMengha, Circular Head, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinMother, Mrs E Abblitt, Mengha, Circular Head, Tasmania
Enlistment date19 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentSapper
Unit nameNo 1 Mining Corps, 4th Reinforcements
AWM Embarkation Roll number16/8/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board RMS Orontes on 16 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSapper
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Tunnelling Company
FateReturned to Australia 27 May 1919
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)For NR details see other ABBLITT, John William.
Discharge date22 September 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Treated for gas poisoning, 15-29 September 1917.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death24 August 1956

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