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John Ernest KLINGBERG

Regimental number2652
Place of birthQuorn, South Australia
ReligionMethodist
OccupationFarmer
AddressQuorn, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinMother, Mrs. Paulene Klingberg, Quorn, South Australia
Enlistment date11 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Light Horse Regiment, 19th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/8/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board RMS Mongolia on 13 July 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 16 May 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Listed on Quorn Primary School Roll of Honour, Quorn, South Australia. Photo: Peter Dennis
Family/military connectionsBrother: 31593 Gunner Herman Theodore KLINGBERG, 4th Field Artillery Brigade, killed in action, 18 September 1918.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Palestine

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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