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John Rawling REYNER

Regimental number4892
Date of birth6 January 1891
Place of birthWymondham, Norfolk, England
ReligionChurch of England
Address36 Herbert Street, Summer Hill, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinFather, R W Reyner, Wymondham, Norfolk, England
Enlistment date3 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Battalion, 15th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/20/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A15 Star Of England on 8 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLance Sergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll55th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 13 February 1917
Other detailsIn 1917 was invalided out of the AIF because of a knee injury, shell shock and persistent bouts of malaria. He later went to Fiji and was employed at the Colonial Sugar Refinery at Nausori, Rewa, Fiji. In 1921 he married Ivy Agnes Linn Hunt and later that year their only child, Joan Anne Reyner was born.
Date of death16 July 1924 - Suva, Fiji
Place of burialSuva Cemetery, Suva, Fiji

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