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John LARKIN

Regimental number4808
Place of birthRozelle, Sydney, New South Wales
SchoolChristian Brothers, Rozelle
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationJoiner
Address35 Belmore Street, Rozelle, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, P Larkin, 35 Belmore Street, Rozelle, New South Wales
Enlistment date13 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name1st Battalion, 15th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/18/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A15 Star Of England on 8 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll53rd Battalion
FateKilled in Action 19 July 1916
Place of death or woundingFleurbaix, France
Age at death from cemetery records19 years 9 months
Place of burialNo known grave
Commemoration detailsV.C. Corner (Panel No 8), Australian Cemetery Memorial, Fromelles, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
157
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Patrick and Annie LARKIN
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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