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John Malcolm SOUTER

Regimental number1404
Date of birth1 May 1896
Place of birth77 Brighton St, Petersham, New South Wales
SchoolPetersham Public School, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
Address40 Terminus Street, Petersham, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinMother, Mrs Elizabeth Souter, 40 Terminus Street, Petersham, New South Wales
Enlistment date28 May 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name19th Battalion, D Company
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT Ceramic on 25 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollTrooper
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Australian Battalion Imperial Camel Corps
FateKilled in Action 10 April 1918
Place of death or woundingMussalabah, Palestine
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialJerusalem War Cemetery (Row H, Grave No. 65), Palestine
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James and Elizabeth SOUTER, 40 Terminus Street, Petersham, Sydney, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsCousin (1st): Lt Colonel Charles Henry BOURNE, Remounts, 26 July 1919
Place of burialJerusalem War Cemetery - Plot H, Grave 65

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