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John Stone William LORD

Regimental number311
Place of birthSydney, New South Wales
SchoolGlebe Superior Public School, New South Wales
Other trainingSydney Technical College, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMechanical engineer
AddressGreylands, Pittwater Road, Manly, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinMother, Mrs J Lord, Greylands, Pittwater Road, Manly, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed for seven years in New South Wales Lancers, Sydney Squadron.
Enlistment date22 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentCorporal
Unit name1st Light Horse Regiment, B Squadron
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/6/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A16 Star Of Victoria on 20 October 1914
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal Roll2nd Lieutenant
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Flying Corps
FateDied as a result of accident 12 May 1918
Place of death or woundingWinchester, England - Aeroplane accident
Age at death29
Place of burialHursley Cemetery, Hampshire
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Mary LORD, 13 Quinton Road, Manly, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsCousin: Lt Colonel Arthur James MILLS DSO, 15th Light Horse Regiment, returned to Australia, 24 July 1919.

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