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Regimental number265
Place of birthCorrimal, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
Address17 Roseberry Street, Leichhardt, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Height5' 7.5"
Weight158 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Blackburne, Mount Pleasant, Balgownie, Illawarra, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date18 August 1914
Place of enlistmentRandwick, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name4th Battalion, C Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/21/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board Transport A14 Euripides on 20 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 6 September 1918
Age at death from cemetery records26
Place of burialHeath Cemetery (Plot II, Row C, Grave No. 15), Harbonnieres, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Mother: Mrs R.BLACKBURN (formerly NOLAN) and the late Thomas NOLAN; husband of Florence Ada NOLAN, 9 Cedar Road, Newport, Mon., England
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, NOLAN John

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