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John Corrigal FETTES

Regimental number1941
Place of birthGlasgow, Scotland
SchoolStockbridge Public School and Broughton High Grade School, Edinburgh, Scotland
Age on arrival in Australia18
AddressPerth, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, G Fettes, Stormness Davis Road, North Fremantle, Western Australia
Previous military serviceServed 1 year in 9th Royal Scots (Territorial Force), Edinburgh, Scotland.
Enlistment date4 February 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name11th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/28/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 26 April 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll11th Battalion
FateDied of wounds; secondary fate: KIA 23 August 1915
Place of death or woundingLone Pine, Gallipoli, Turkey
Date of death23 August 1915
Age at death20
Age at death from cemetery records20
Place of burialChatby War Memorial Cemetery (Row K, Grave No. 36)
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: George and Isabella FETTES, 'Stromness', Dairco Road, North Fremantle, Western Australia
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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