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John Joseph POLAN

Regimental number3580
Place of birthCosgrove Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
AddressCosgrove, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation30
Next of kinFather, James Polan, Cosgrove, Victoria
Enlistment date17 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name24th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/41/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A19 Afric on 5 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 12 May 1919
Date of death7 May 1967
Place of burialSpringvale Cemetery

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