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John Noel BONNEY

Regimental number784
Place of birthPerth, Western Australia
SchoolState School, Claremont, Western Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinGeorge T Bonney, Narrogin, Western Australia
Previous military serviceServed in the School Cadets.
Enlistment date6 January 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll4 January 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name10th Light Horse Regiment, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/15/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A50 Itonus on 19 February 1915
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll10th Light Horse Regiment
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularWounded at Gallipoli.
FateDied of disease 18 October 1918
Place of death or woundingDamascus, Syria
Date of death18 October 1918
Age at death26
Age at death from cemetery records26
Place of burialDamascus British War Cemetery (Row C, Grave No. 18), Syria
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
7
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: George Samuel Beswick and Harriet Evans BONNEY. Born at Perth, Western Australia
Family/military connectionsBrother: Lieutenant Victor Beswick BONNEY, returned to Australia.

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