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John MATTSON

Regimental number3687
Place of birthCarlsham Sweden
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressRushworth, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation30
Next of kinFriend, Miss Wynne Jones, Rushworth, Victoria
Enlistment date21 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name24th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/41/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A19 Afric on 5 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 29 June 1916
Place of burialBerks Cemetery Extension (Row B, Grave No. 12), Ploegsteert, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
53
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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