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John LARKIN

Regimental number3659
Place of birthCounty Clare, Ireland
SchoolRiverview College, New South Wales
Age on arrival in Australia12
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationCarter
AddressPaddington, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation40
Next of kinWife, Mrs Margaret Larkin, 247 Underwood Street, Paddington, New South Wales
Enlistment date5 April 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name45th Battalion, 10th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/62/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A74 Marathon on 10 May 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll45th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularDied whilst returning to NSW.
FateReturned to Australia 19 October 1917
Date of death14 December 1917
Age at death38
Age at death from cemetery records40
Place of burialWest Terrace Cemetery (Roman Catholic Section), Western Extension, (Row C, Grave No. 29), Adelaide
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
140
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Arrived back in Australia on 8 December 1917 and died on 14 December. Husband of Mrs Margaret LARKIN, 247 Underwood Street, Paddington, New South Wales. Native of Killarloc, Irelalnd

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