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John RAINSFORD

Regimental number2355
Place of birthSouth Melbourne Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationSoldier
Address240 Park Street, South Melbourne, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, Mr Rainsford, 245 Park Street, South Melbourne, Victoria
Enlistment date30 August 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll4 September 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name39th Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/56/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A17 Port Lincoln on 20 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll39th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 27 September 1917
Date of death9 November 1967
Place of burialSpringvale Cemetery

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