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John George Henry METCALFE

Regimental number2054
Place of birthBolovia New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationTimber-worker
Address65 Hill Street, Leichhardt, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation31
Next of kinWife, Mrs Agnes Amelia Metcalf, 65 Hill Street, Leichhardt, New South Wales
Enlistment date9 October 1915
Rank on enlistmentActing Corporal
Unit name1st Light Horse Regiment, 14th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/6/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT RMS Osterley on 15 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll6th Field Artillery Brigade
FateKilled in Action 1 June 1917
Age at death from cemetery records33
Place of burialLondon Rifle Brigade Cemetery (Plot IV, Row A, Grave No. 14), Ploegsteert, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
14
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: George and Amelia METCALFE. Native of Bolovia, New England District

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