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John BACK

Regimental number17
Date of birth--/01/1885
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationFarmer
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation29
Next of kinFather, Thomas Back, Buckhurst Hill, Essex, England
Enlistment date24 September 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll24 September 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name6th Light Horse Regiment, Headquarters
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/11/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board Transport A29 Suevic on 21 December 1914
Regimental number from Nominal RollCOM
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll6th Light Horse Regiment
Promotions

2nd Lieutenant


Unit: LH6
Promotion date: 9 July 1916

Lieutenant


Unit: LH6
Promotion date: 6 December 1916

FateReturned to Australia 27 June 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in New South Wales Garden of Remembrance
Date of death18 November 1972

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