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John HUSSEY

Regimental number1671
Place of birthMelbourne, Victoria
SchoolSt Marys Catholic School, Geelong, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressSkipton, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinFather, M Hussey , Skipton, Victoria
Enlistment date15 January 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Battalion, 19th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/25/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A32 Themistocles on 28 July 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 10 August 1918
Place of death or woundingPozieres, Somme Sector, France
Date of death10 August 1918
Age at death30
Age at death from cemetery records30
Place of burialVignacourt British Cemetery (Plot V, Row D, Grave No. 17), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
53
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Son of Michael and Elizabeth Hussey, Carranballac, Skipton, Victoria
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 2670 Pte Bernard HUSSEY, 1st Australian Division Motor Transport Company, returned to Australia, 31 May 1919; 2943 Pte George HUSSEY, 8th Light Horse Regiment, returned to Australia, 26 July 1919; 2664 Pte Charles HUSSEY, 60th Bn, killed in action, 19 July 1916; 2665 Pte Leonard HUSSEY, 1st Australian Division Motor Transport Company, returned to Australia, 31 May 1919.
Other detailsTwo sets of enlistment details. See John HUSSEY, Reg. No. 1947

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