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John Leslie NUNN

Regimental number4745
Place of birthSydney, New South Wales
SchoolForest Lodge Public School, Sydney, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressPotts Point, Bunninyack, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinMother, Mrs M Nunn, Potts Point, Buninyack, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed in the Cadets.
Enlistment date17 January 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll20 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name20th Battalion, 12th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/37/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 13 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll20th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 3 October 1917
Place of death or woundingPolygon Wood, Belgium
Age at death20.9
Age at death from cemetery records20
Place of burialCalais Southern Cemetery (Plot D, Row IA, Grave No. 7), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Mary NUNN, 50 Breillat Street, Annandale, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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