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John GARVIN

Regimental number375
Place of birthAncoats England
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
Address35 Geor Street, Manchester, England
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation29
Next of kinSister, Mary Jane Garvin, 35 Geor Street, Manchester, England
Enlistment date13 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentLance Corporal
Unit name31st Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/48/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A62 Wandilla on 9 November 1915
Two ships left from Melbourne carrying the 31st Battalion Headquarters and Companies A, B, C and D: HMAT A62, 'Wandilla', on 9 November 1915 and HMAT A41, 'Bakara', on 5 November 1915. It is not possible from the Embarkation Roll to determine on which ship an individual embarked.
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A41 Bakara on 5 November 1915
Two ships left from Melbourne carrying the 31st Battalion Headquarters and Companies A, B, C and D: HMAT A62, 'Wandilla', on 9 November 1915 and HMAT A41, 'Bakara', on 5 November 1915. It is not possible from the Embarkation Roll to determine on which ship an individual embarked.
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll14th Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 15 May 1919

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