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John Bernard McGIVERN

Regimental number496
Place of birthCarrington, New South Wales
SchoolSt Choarys Boys (Catholic) School Newcastle, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressYoung Street, Carrington, Newcastle, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, James McGivern, Young Street, Carrington, Newcastle, New South Wales
Previous military serviceSeved as a CPL in the Junior Cadets of Carrington
Enlistment date18 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name30th Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/47/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A72 Beltana on 9 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll30th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 28 January 1917
Age at death19.8
Age at death from cemetery records19
Place of burialGuards' Cemetery (Plot V, Row H, Grave No. 10), Lesboeufs, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James and Catherine MCGIVERN, Carrington, New South Wales

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