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John REAY

Regimental number1033
Place of birthNewcastle Upon Tyne England
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationGroom
AddressCollie, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinMother, Mrs C Douglas, Glendower Street, Perth, Western Australia
Enlistment date19 May 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll25 May 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name28th Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/45/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia,
30 Officers and 982 Other Ranks embarked at Fremantle on HMAT A11 'Ascanius' on 29 June 1915; 12 others embarked at Fremantle on HMAT A36 'Thirty-Six' on 12 July 1916. From Embarkation Records it is not possible to distinguish the latter 12.
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll28th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 28 February 1919

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