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John Baker RUSHTON

Regimental number1760
Place of birthStanley England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationDairyhand
AddressExeter Farm, South Creek, via Liverpool, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs M Rushton, Exeter Farm, South Creek, via Liverpool, New South Wales
Enlistment date22 May 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll24 March 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name19th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/36/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A61 Kanowna on 19 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll19th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 19 October 1915
Place of burialShrapnel Valley Cemetery (Plot I, Row C, Grave No. I), Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
89
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Commemorated in Wollongong General Cemetery, New South Wales.

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