John Francis GARATY

Regimental number1471
Place of birthMorpeth New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationSchool teacher
AddressMorpeth, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinFather, James Garaty, Morpeth, New South Wales
Enlistment date19 November 1915
Rank on enlistmentRegimental Sergeant Major
Unit name34th Battalion, C Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/51/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 2 May 1916
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal Roll2nd Lieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll35th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 20 December 1917
Place of burialCite Bonjean Military Cemetery (Plot I, Row C, Grave No. 46), Armentieres, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James and Jane GARATY, Tank Street, Morpeth, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal