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John Black PYERS

Regimental number3581
Place of birthDonald Victoria
OccupationEngine driver
AddressCherry Avenue, Mildura, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinFather, George Pyers, Cherry Avenue, Mildura, Victoria
Enlistment date1 September 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 16 July 1917
Family/military connectionsBrother: 3585 Pte Stewart McIntyre PYERS, 8th Bn, killed in action, 28 July 1917.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death5 October 1965
Place of burialSpringvale Cemetery

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