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John Robert PORTEOUS

Regimental number1290
Date of birth24 January 1872
Place of birthSydney New South Wales
AddressTudor and Cameron Streets, Hamilton, Newcastle, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation43
Next of kinWife, Mrs Ida Porteous, Tudor and Cameron Streets, Hamilton, Newcastle, New South Wales
Enlistment date24 March 1915
Rank on enlistmentSergeant
Unit name20th Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/37/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A35 Berrima on 26 June 1915
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll20th Battalion

2nd Lieutenant

Unit: INF20
Promotion date: 1 October 1915

FateKilled in Action 23 May 1916
Place of burialBrewery Orchard Cemetery (Plot IV, Row C, Grave No. 2), Bois-Grenier, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial

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