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Jonathan Stanley PORTER

Regimental number1885
Place of birthDublin, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMiner
AddressOodla Wirra, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20.3
Height5' 5"
Weight147 lbs
Next of kinAunt, Mrs. Mary Jane Hurst, Oodla Wirra, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil (exempt area under Compulsory Military Training scheme)
Enlistment date14 October 1915
Place of enlistmentAdelaide, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Light Horse Regiment, 13th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/8/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A30 Borda on 11 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll32nd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 20 November 1918
Discharge date27 June 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Commenced return to Australia from London on board HT 'Suevic', 20 November 1918; discharged (medically unfit: wounded: gun shot wound, left arm and shoulder), Adelaide, 27 June 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death14 October 1960
SourcesNAA: B2455, PORTER Jonathan Stanley

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