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John George KUBANK

Regimental number2377
Place of birthWilmington, South Australia
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationFarm labourer
AddressClare, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation32.11
Height5' 8.5"
Weight184 lbs
Next of kinFriend, Mrs Clara J James, Clare, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date17 February 1916
Place of enlistmentAdelaide, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name5th Pioneer Battalion, Reinforcement 4
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/17/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A55 Itria on 14 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSapper
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Pioneer Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 25 March 1919
Discharge date15 June 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Port Denison', 25 March 1919; disembarked Adelaide, 8 May 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Adelaide, 15 June 1919.

War service: 3 years 149 days (of which 2 years 268 days were abroad)

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

Death not attributed to War Service.
Date of death4 August 1940 Myrtle Bank, South Australia
Age at death57
Place of burialAIF Cemetery, West Terrace, Adelaide, South Australia
SourcesNAA: B2455, KUBANK John George

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