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John Thornhill BELCHER

Regimental number592
Place of birthStratford, New Zealand
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarrier
AddressMossman, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation32
Next of kinT Belcher, Stratford, Taranaki, New Zealand
Enlistment date10 November 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll28 October 1914
Place of enlistmentMossman, Queensland
Rank on enlistmentS/SMITH
Unit name5th Light Horse Regiment, A Squadron
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/10/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board Transport A34 Persic on 21 December 1914
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal RollAIF Headquarters
FateReturned to Australia 15 November 1918

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