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John Edward HEARNE

Regimental number637
Place of birthEdenhope, Victoria
True NameHEARNE, Herbert Michael
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressJens Hotel, Mt Gambier, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation33
Height5' 6"
Weight140 lbs
Next of kinFather, T J Hearne, Edenhope, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed for 6 months in the Tasmanian Contingent, South Africa (Boer War).
Enlistment date24 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name10th Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/27/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board Transport A11 Ascanius on 20 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll16th Depot Unit of Supply
FateReturned to Australia 2 March 1919
Discharge date5 August 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board Ht 'Derbyshire', 10 March 1919; discharged (medically unfit), Melbourne, 5 August 1919.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, HEARNE John Edward

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