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John Charles MARSLAND

Regimental number120
Place of birthLeadcourt, Victoria
SchoolSubiaco State School, Western Australia
ReligionChurch of England
AddressCollie, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinMother, Mrs E Marsland, Rokely Road, Subiaco, Western Australia
Enlistment date27 February 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll28 February 1915
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit name28th Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/45/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia,
30 Officers and 982 Other Ranks embarked at Fremantle on HMAT A11 'Ascanius' on 29 June 1915; 12 others embarked at Fremantle on HMAT A36 'Thirty-Six' on 12 July 1916. From Embarkation Records it is not possible to distinguish the latter 12.
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll28th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 3 November 1916
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*date of fate 3rd to 6th
Place of death or woundingFleurs, France
Age at death27
Age at death from cemetery records27
Place of burialWarlencourt British Cemetery (Plot VI, Row C, Grave No. 24), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Charles Alfred and Charlotte MARSLAND, Pangbourre Street, West Leederville, Western Australia. Native of Leadcourt, Victoria

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