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John Samuel NIAU

Regimental number873
Place of birthPort Douglas Queensland
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationFarmer
Address36 Tyrell Street, Newcastle, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation32
Next of kinMadame Niau, 36 Tyrell Street, Newcastle, New South Wales
Enlistment date22 March 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Light Horse Regiment, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/17/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A51 Chilka on 26 June 1915
Date of embarkation incorrectly listed on Embarkation Roll as 7 June 1915.
Age at death from cemetery records36
Place of burialNo known grave
Commemoration detailsJerusalem Memorial, Palestine
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
8
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Henry Joseph and Marie Caroline NIAU, "Romani", Harrison Street, Neutral Bay, New South Wales. Native of Port Douglas, Queensland

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