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John Francis PENTLAND

Regimental number6871
Place of birthWalhalla Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationFarmer
AddressPiangil, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinFather, J Pentland, Piangil, Victoria
Enlistment date4 July 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll6 June 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name22nd Battalion, 20th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/39/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on 21 November 1917
Regimental number from Nominal Roll6871A
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll6th AI Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 12 June 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Victorian Garden of Remembrance
Family/military connectionsBrother: 6575 Pte James Daniel PENTLAND, 29th Bn, returned to Australia, 10 April 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death14 November 1981

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