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John Lacy KNAPP

Regimental number107
Place of birthMylor Bridge, Cornwall, England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
AddressBoyup Brook, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinMother, Mrs J Knapp, Boyup Brook, Western Australia
Enlistment date21 February 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll13 February 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name28th Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/45/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia,
30 Officers and 982 Other Ranks embarked at Fremantle on HMAT A11 'Ascanius' on 29 June 1915; 12 others embarked at Fremantle on HMAT A36 'Thirty-Six' on 12 July 1916. From Embarkation Records it is not possible to distinguish the latter 12.
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll28th Battalion
FateDied of disease 12 November 1915
Age at death from cemetery records25
Place of burialChatby War Memorial Cemetery (Row B, Grave No. 88), Egypt
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
113
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Lawrence and Julie KNAPP

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