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John FIRTH

Regimental number3810
Place of birthCollingwood Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationArchitect and draftsman
Address71 Bennett Street, North Fitzroy, Victoria
Marital statusWidower
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, William Firth, 71 Bennett Street, North Fitzroy, Victoria
Enlistment date28 July 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll1 November 1915
Rank on enlistmentSapper
Unit name6th Field Company Engineers, 1st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/25/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 23 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll6th Field Company Engineers
FateReturned to Australia 13 June 1919
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*date of fate difficult to read
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Victorian Garden of Remembrance
Date of death21 September 1969

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