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John Robert Sinclair GROUNDWATER

Regimental number359
Place of birthTiaro Queensland
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationTeamster
AddressBrisbane, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, George Thomas Groundwater, Cheviot Hills, Tiaro, Queensland
Enlistment date14 December 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name42nd Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/59/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A30 Borda on 5 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll42nd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 1 November 1917
Family/military connectionsBrother: 358 Pte James Cargill GROUNDWATER, 15th Bn, returned to Australia, 9 January 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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