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John Donald McDERMOTT

Regimental number5735
Place of birthGulgong, New South Wales
SchoolMudgee District School
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationSteward
Address7 Uralla Street, Newtown, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, J Mc Dermott ,7 Uralla Street, Newtown, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date9 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name1st Battalion, 18th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/18/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A55 Kyarra on 3 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Battalion
FateKilled in Action 5 November 1916
Place of death or woundingFlers, France
Age at death20
Age at death from cemetery records19
Place of burialGrevillers British Cemetery (Special Memorial C. 5), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
30
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Maria MCDERMOTT, 7 Yaralla Street, Newtown, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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