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John MASON

Regimental number1254
Place of birthAlbany, Western Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressKatanning, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation33.8
Height5' 9"
Weight146 lbs
Next of kinSister, Mrs Harriett Coleman, Ravensthorpe, Western Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date28 June 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll15 July 1915
Place of enlistmentBlackboy Hill, Western Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name10th Light Horse Regiment, 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/15/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 1 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll10th Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 19 April 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Fanny MASON
Discharge date5 March 1920
Other details

War service: Egypt, Palestine

Commenced return to Australia from Suez on board HT 'Warwickshire', 19 April 1919; discharged (medically unfit: jaundice), Perth, 5 March 1920.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death15 July 1941
Age at death60
Place of burialKarrakatta Cemetery, Perth, Western Australia
SourcesNAA: B2455, MASON John

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