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John Thomas LING

Regimental number716
Date of birth20 November 1895
Place of birthClifton Hill, Melbourne, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
Address4 Harold Street, Middle Park, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinAlbert Ling, 4 Harold Street, Middle Park, Victoria
Enlistment date17 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentBugler
Unit name5th Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/22/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A3 Orvieto on 21 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollCompany Quartermaster Sergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 23 October 1918
Discharge date21 February 1919
Other detailsWar Service: Gallipoli, France. Wounded at Pozieres. Court Martialled in France
Date of death5 February 1980
Age at death84
Place of burialSpringvale Crematorium

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