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John Thomas FIRTH

Regimental number3308
Place of birthBacchus Marsh, Victoria
SchoolState School, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationIron worker
Address5 Catherine Street, Seddon, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinFather, W Firth, 5 Catherine Street, Seddon, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date3 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Battalion, 11th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/25/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on 11 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll59th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 25 April 1918
Place of death or woundingVillers-Bretonneux, France
Age at death32
Place of burialAdelaide Cemetery (Plot III, Row O, Grave No. 25), Villers-Bretonneux, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Phoebe Goodman FIRTH, 5 Catherine Street, Seddon, Footscray, Victoria. Native of Bacchus Marsh, Victoria

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