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John KANE

Regimental number403
Place of birthColeraine, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationFarmer
AddressColeraine, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation42
Height5' 11"
Weight161 lbs
Next of kinBrother, James Kane, Coleraine, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date16 September 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll1 September 1914
Place of enlistmentColeraine, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Light Horse Regiment, C Squadron
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/13/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A16 Star of Victoria on 25 February 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Light Horse Regiment
FateKilled in Action 30 July 1915
Place of burialAri Burnu Cemetery (Row E, Grave No. 10), Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
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Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Embarked Alexandria to join the Mediterranean Expeditionary Force, Gallipoli, 16 May 1915.

Killed in action, 30 July 1915.

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

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