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John James POYNTON

Regimental number412
Place of birthCape Clear Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
Address16 Pickett Sttreet, Footscray, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinC. Poynton, Western Creek, Illabrook PO, Victoria
Enlistment date20 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit nameDivisional Train, No 1 Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number25/14/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A24 Benalla on 19 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Army Service Corps
FateReturned to Australia 26 October 1915
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Headstone plaque inscription: 'An Anzac at rest'.
Other details

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

Date of death12 August 1967
Age at death75
Place of burialBallarat (New) Cemetery, Victoria

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