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John PORTER

Regimental number6811
Place of birthRockhampton Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMiner
Address88 Flinders Street, Darlinghurst, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation34
Next of kinMother, Mrs. R.F. Porter, Melbourne Street, South Brisbane, Queensland
Enlistment date29 May 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name7th Battalion, 22nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/24/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT SS Port Napier on 17 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll7th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 4 October 1917
Age at death from cemetery records34
Place of burialAeroplane Cemetery (Plot III, Row B, Grave No. 5), Ypres, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
51
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Rachael PORTER, Bank Street, West End, Brisbane, Queensland. Native of Rockhampton
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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