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John McLeod HEATH

Regimental number2320
Place of birthBullahdelah, New South Wales
SchoolBullahdelah Public School, Bullahdelah, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationSteward
AddressLangley Vale, Manning River, North Coast, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinMother, Mrs Edith Lilian Heath, Langley Vale, Manning River, North Coast, New South Wales
Enlistment date18 May 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll18 May 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name34th Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/51/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A30 Borda on 17 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll34th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 13 October 1917
Place of death or woundingPasschendaele, Ypres, Belgium
Age at death20.6
Age at death from cemetery records20
Place of burialButtes New British Cemetery (Plot IV, Row A, Grave No. 5), Polygon Wood, Zonnebeke, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
124
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Sydney and Edith HEATH, Langley Vale, New Sout Wales. Native of Bullahdelah, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsWas brother to Sydney William Heath who died of wounds on October, 1918.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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