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John Craighill BALMER

Regimental number16793
Place of birthDurham England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationClerical cadet
AddressHighgate Hill, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, J Balmer, 113 Broome Street, Highgate Hill, SW
Previous military service88th Infantry
Enlistment date6 March 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll4 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameJanuary 1917 Reinforcements
AWM Embarkation Roll number26/99/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A28 Miltiades on 29 January 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Army Medical Corps
FateReturned to Australia 26 September 1917

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