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John Alexander Grant McNAB

Regimental number24418
Place of birthMelbourne, Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationFarmer
AddressTullamarine, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Height5' 3.25"
Weight130 lbs
Next of kinFather, A McNab, 'Oakbank', Tullamarine, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date4 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit nameDivisional Ammunition Column 3, Section 1
AWM Embarkation Roll number25/91/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A37 Barambah on 27 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Divisional Ammunition Column
FateReturned to Australia 26 September 1917
Discharge date22 December 1917
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Borda', 26 September 1917; discharged (medically unfit: debility and painful scar after appendectomy), Melbourne, 22 December 1917.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsSurname incorrectly entered on Embarkation Roll as MACNAB; address incorrectly entered as 'Oaklands'..
SourcesNAA: B2455, McNAB John Alexander Grant

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