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John Francis NUGENT

Regimental number2446
Place of birthYarraville, Victoria
SchoolState School, Fitzroy, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
Address46 Freeman Street, North Fitzroy, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, John Nugent, 46 Freeman Street, North Fitzroy, Victoria
Previous military service63rd Infantry
Enlistment date20 June 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll24 July 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name59th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/76/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A9 Shropshire on 25 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll59th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 25 March 1917
Place of death or woundingBapaume, Somme Sector, France
Age at death20.11
Age at death from cemetery records20
Place of burialPozieres British Cemtery (Plot II, Row E, Grave No. 8), Ovillers-La-Boisselle, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Son of John NUGENT, 46 Freeman Street, North Fitzroy, Victoria
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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