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John James BALL

Regimental number5785
Place of birthRochdale, England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationWoolclasser
AddressGeorge Street, Liverpool, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation41
Height5' 5"
Weight131 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs Emily Ball, George Street, Liverpool, New South Wales
Previous military service3 years Durham Light Infantry, 5 years Lancashire Volunteers. England. Discharged own request.
Enlistment date14 June 1916
Place of enlistmentBrisbane, Queensland
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name26th Battalion, 16th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/43/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A36 Boonah on 21 October 1916
Regimental number from Nominal Roll85744
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal RollSpecial Service Unit
FateReturned to Australia 24 October 1919
Discharge date20 November 1919
Other details

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

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