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John Laing NIVEN

Other NamesNiven, John Lang
John Lang
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMedical practitioner
AddressArtarmon, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation39
Next of kinWife, Mrs L Niven, Sunny Bank, Artarmon, New South Wales
Enlistment date26 May 1915
Rank on enlistmentCaptain
Unit nameMedical Officers
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A2 Geelong on 31 May 1915
Rank from Nominal RollCaptain
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Army Medical Corps
FateReturned to Australia 9 February 1916
Date of death26 September 1916
Age at death from cemetery records40
Place of burialSouth Head Cemetery (Portion Church of England), South Head, Ireland
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Husband of Mrs. Lillian NIVEN. Native of Ireland. Plaque in Garden of Remembrance, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Egypt

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

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