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John NEARY

Regimental number3564
Place of birthPort Pirie South Australia
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
AddressSolomontown, Port Pirie, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinMother, Mrs Mary Ann Kelly, Solomontown, Port Pirie, South Australia
Enlistment date5 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name27th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/44/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A30 Borda on 12 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll10th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 26 August 1916
Age at death from cemetery records20
Place of burialPuchevillers British Cemetery (Plot III, Row E, Grave No. 46), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
60
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Son of John and M.A. NEARY, Solomon Town, Port Pirie, South Ausralia
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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