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John Thomas ALDRICH

Regimental number3190
Place of birthDaylesford, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarm labourer
AddressBorlands PO, Sailors' Falls, Daylesford, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinFather, James Grant Aldrich, PO Musk Vale, Daylesford, Victoria
Enlistment date17 March 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll26 February 1916
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name29th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/46/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A35 Berrima on 4 July 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll29th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 27 January 1917
Age at death21
Place of burialBernafay Wood British Cemetery (Row F, Grave No. 44), Montauban, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James Grant and Naomi ALDRICH, Sailors Falls, Daylesford, Victoria
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 3253 Pte Ernest George ALDRICH, 37th Bn, returned to Australia, 12 May 1918; 6458 Pte William Allan ALDRICH, 6th Bn, killed in action, 12 June 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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