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John Sidney BASSETT

Regimental number66182
Place of birthLondon, England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMetalpolisher
AddressDulwich Hill, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation26
Height5' 6"
Weight134 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs A S Bassett, 6 Charlecot Street, Dulwich Hill, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date3 August 1918
Place of enlistmentSydney, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameNew South Wales Reinforcement 20
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/111/6
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board SS Zealandic on 5 October 1918
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll57th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 22 January 1920
Discharge date4 April 1920
Other detailsMedal: British War Medal

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