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John William BIVENS

Regimental number5336
Place of birthAberdare New South Wales
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationAssistant electrician
AddressAberdare Road, Aberdare, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, Mr C W Bivens, Aberdare Road, Aberdare, New South Wales
Enlistment date1 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name4th Battalion, 17th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/21/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 14 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll56th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 5 July 1916

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