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John Leslie GUINEA

Regimental number898
Place of birthKoroit Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarm labourer
AddressGlenthompson, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, Thomas Guinea, Glenthompson, Victoria
Enlistment date6 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name39th Battalion, C Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/56/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A11 Ascanius on 27 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll39th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 8 June 1917
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialBethlehem Farm West Cemetery (Row a, Grave No. 23), Messines, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
131
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Thomas Emily GUINEA, Glen Thompson, Victoria
Family/military connectionsBrother: 1762 Sergeant George Thomas GUINEA, 2nd Machine Gun Bn, killed in action, 9 October 1917.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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