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John Joseph KEMP

Regimental number519
Place of birthSydney, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationBlacksmith's striker
Address29 Reuss Street, Balmain, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, Edward Kemp, 29 Reuss Street, Balmain, New South Wales
Enlistment date17 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name1st Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/18/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board Transport A19 Afric on 18 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal RollLight Trench Mortar Battery
FateReturned to Australia 31 October 1917
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Edward Joseph and Rosalie Agnes KEMP. Plaque in New South Wales Garden of Remembrance.
Other details

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

Date of death5 July 1941
Age at death49
Place of burialNorthern Suburbs Crematorium, New South Wales

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