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John Andrew BAINBRIDGE

Regimental number1927
Place of birthNewcastle, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressYoung Wallsend, via Newcastle, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinAunt, Mrs E Richardson Young Wallsend via Newcastle, New South Wales
Enlistment date23 January 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name1st Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/18/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 25 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll53rd Battalion
FateKilled in Action 19 July 1916
Place of death or woundingFromelles, France
Date of death19 July 1916
Place of burialNo known grave
Commemoration detailsV.C.Corner (Panel No 7), Australian Cemetery, Fromelles, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
156
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Wounded in action, Lone Pine, Gallipoli, 6-9 August 1915.

Transferred to 53rd Bn, 20 April 1916.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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