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John NAGHTEN

Regimental number1070
Place of birthDublin, Ireland
SchoolDublin
Age on arrival in Australia22
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
Addressc/o Mary Manton, Kemnis Street, Randwick, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation42
Next of kinMary Manton, Kemnis Street, Randwick, Sydney, New South Wales
Previous military serviceDrill instructor Victoria Barracks, Sydney 1899.
Enlistment date7 September 1914
Rank on enlistmentSergeant
Unit name4th Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/21/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 20 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 30 April 1915
Place of death or woundingEgypt
Date of death30 April 1915
Age at death44
Place of burialPlugge's Plateau Cemetery (Row A, Grave No. 7), Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
41
Family/military connectionsTwo nephews killed in France.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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