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John Columbus HARE

Regimental number2662
Place of birthErskineville, Sydney, New South Wales
SchoolSt Brigids Catholic School, Marrickville, Sydney, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
Address10 O'Hara Street, Marrickville, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinMother, Mrs Margaret Hare, 10 O'Hara Street, Marrickville, New South Wales
Previous military service35th Infantry
Enlistment date8 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name30th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/47/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on 9 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll30th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 23 June 1918
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialMericourt L'Abbe Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot IIi, Row D, Grave No. 4), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Martin and Margaret HARE, 10 O'Hara Street, Marrickville, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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