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John James SNOWDON

Regimental number377
Place of birthEaglehawk, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationPotter
AddressHuntly, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation30
Height5' 8.25"
Weight168 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs Alice Snowdon, Huntly, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed for 2.6 years in the 8th Infantry, Citizen Military Forces.
Enlistment date4 March 1916
Place of enlistmentBendigo, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name38th Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/55/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A54 Runic on 20 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Divisional Salvage Company
FateReturned to Australia 1 April 1919
Discharge date18 August 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Shropshire', 1 April 1919; disembarked Melborne, 16 May 1919; discharged (medically unfit), Melbourne, 18 August 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsSurname entered incorrectly on Embarkation Roll as Snowden.

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