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John George Duncan McINNES

Regimental number5736
Place of birthLyal Victoria
SchoolNumber 1346 Ryal State School, Victoria
AddressPO, Lyall, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinMother, Mrs C McInnes, PO, Lyall, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed three years in the BEndigo Light Horse.
Enlistment date28 February 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll29/2/1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name6th Battalion, 18th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/23/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A33 Ayrshire on 3 July 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll59th Battalion
FateDied of disease 31 December 1916
Place of death or woundingM?ricourt, 1918 France (died of Broncho Pneumonia
Age at death26
Age at death from cemetery records26
Place of burialHeilly Station Cemetery (Plot VI, Row H, Grave No. 9), Mericourt-L'Abbe, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Malcolm and Christina MCINNES, Redesdale, Victoria. Native of Myrtle Creek, Redesdale, Victoria
Family/military connectionsSGT, GE Buster, CO, DOW France

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