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John KING

Regimental number708
Place of birthUlverstone Tasmania
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
Address156 Albert Street, Port Melbourne, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation35
Next of kinBrother, Harry King, Castre Road, Sprent, Tasmania
Enlistment date19 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name5th Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/22/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A3 Orvieto on 21 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll57th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 17 March 1917
Date of death19 May 1948
Place of burialBoxhill Cemetery

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