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John Pressey BAVIN

Regimental number1729
Place of birthMount Gambier, South Australia
SchoolState School, Mt Gambier, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressWehl Street, Mount Gambier, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation30
Next of kinMother, Mrs. Martha Bavin, Wehl Street, Mount Gambier, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date7 July 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll9 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name9th Light Horse Regiment, 12th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/14/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A2 Geelong on 18 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll9th Light Horse Regiment
FateDied of disease 20 October 1918
Place of death or woundingDamascus, Syria
Age at death34
Age at death from cemetery records34
Place of burialDamascus British War Cemetery (Row C, Grave No. 43), Syria
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
7
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Joseph Henry and Martha BAVIN. Born at Mount Gambier, South Australia

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