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Juho Werner JOKINEN

Regimental number1761
Place of birthLahi Horloba Finland
ReligionLutheran
OccupationSeaman
AddressPyrmont, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Height5' 8"
Weight171 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Ida Jokinen, Lake Holola, Finland
Enlistment date14 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameCamel Corps November 1916 Reinforcements
AWM Embarkation Roll number11/14/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A7 Medic on 12 December 1916
Regimental number from Nominal Roll1761A
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 15 June 1919
Discharge date5 September 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Palestine

Taken on strength, 2nd Light Horse Training Regiment, Moascar, 16 February 1917; taken on strength, 4th Light Horse Training Regiment, 24 February 1917; taken on strength, 4th Light Horse Regiment, Ferry Post, 3 March 1917.

Admitted to 4th Light Horse Field Ambulance, Khannjanus, 4 May 1917 (abrasions, leg and hand); transferred to 24th Stationary Hospital, Kantara, 6 May 1917; to Citadel Military Hospital, Abbassia, 10 May 1917; to Convalescent Depot, 19 May 1917; discharged to 4th Light Horse Training Regiment, 31 May 1917. To Imperial School of Instruction, 10 July 1917; rejoined unit, 21 July 1917. Attended 28th Hotchkiss Course, 10-21 July 1917. Rejoined unit, Gaza, 25 July 1917. Admitted to hospital, 29 November 1917 (injury to hand); transferred to 43rd Stationary Hospital, 1 December 1917; to 24th Stationary Hospital, Kantara, 2 December 1917; to 14th Australian General Hospital, Abbassia, 3 December 1917; to Convalescent Depot, Abbassia, 21 December 1917. Found guilty, 3 January 1918, of when on Active Service (1) drunk in town about 8 pm (2) Overstaying his pass from 6 pm, 3 January 1918, until apprehended by Military Police about 8 pm, 3 January 1918; total absence: 2 hours. Deprived of 10 days' pay (2 pounds 10 shillings). Rejoined 4th Light Horse Regiment, Belah, 8 February 1918.

Admitted to 34th Casualty Clearing Station, 24 June 1918 (malaria); to 78th General Hospital, Belhah, 27 June 1918 (diarrhoea); to 14th Australian General Hospital, Port Said, 11 July 1918; discharged on 14 days' leave, 22 August 1918; rejoined 4th Light Horse Regiment, 4 March 1919.

Commenced return to Australia from Kantara on board HT 'Essex', 15 June 1919; disembarked Sydney, 28 July 1919; discharged, 5 September 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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