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John LINN

Regimental number191
Place of birthGlasgow, Scotland
SchoolGarrock Public School, Glasgow, Scotland
Age on arrival in Australia20
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationPatternmaker
Address33 Darghan Street, Glebe, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinIsabella Linn, 45 Bilslind Drive, Maryhill Glasgow, Scotland
Enlistment date9 October 1914
Rank on enlistmentSergeant
Unit name13th Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/30/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 22 December 1914
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll13th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 22 May 1915
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Age at death23
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialShrapnel Valley Cemetery (Plot III, Row F, Grave No. 7), Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
70
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Isabella LINN, 451 Bilsland Drive, Maryhill, Glasgow, Scotland
Family/military connectionsHe was one of four sons serving in the army.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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