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John William GLEESON

Regimental number116
Place of birthNarrabri New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationBrickmaker
AddressBrickyard, Narrabri, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, Gleeson, Brickyard, Narrabri, New South Wales
Enlistment date22 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name1st Light Horse Regiment, A Squadron
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/6/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A16 Star of Victoria on 20 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Army Ordnance Corps
FateReturned to Australia 23 October 1918

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