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John Wentworth GLAYSHER

Regimental number2197
Place of birthFitzroy, Victoria
SchoolWest Perth State School, WA; Brunswick State School, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationWood turner
Address20 Grove Road, Hawthorn, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, Mr Sydney Henry Glaysher, 20 Grove Road, Hawthorn, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed in Senior and Junior Cadets as Sgt.
Enlistment date3 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name57th Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/74/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A67 Orsova on 1 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll59th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 25 March 1917
Place of death or woundingBapaume, Somme Sector, France
Age at death22.11
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialDernancourt Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot VI, Row E, Grave No. 16), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Sydney and Olive GLAYSHER, "Ariadne", Blackburn Road, Blackburn, Victoria. Native of Melbourne, Victoria
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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