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John Loftus AYRES

Regimental number1629
Place of birthMeningie, South Australia
ReligionMethodist
OccupationLabourer
AddressNarrung, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinMother, Mrs Henrietta Sarah Ayres, Narrung, South Australia
Enlistment date17 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name50th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/67/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 11 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll51st Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 16 July 1917
Other details

War service: Western Front

Date of death19 May 1974

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