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John Forrest TATTERSON

Regimental number2121
Place of birthNorth Melbourne, Victoria
SchoolEssendon State School, Victoria
ReligionMethodist
OccupationGrocer
AddressBox Hill, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation29
Next of kinWife, Mrs Ellen M Tatterson, 36 William Street, Box Hill, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date23 September 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name13th Light Horse Regiment, 15th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/18/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A67 Orsova on 6 December 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll10th Field Artillery Brigade
FateKilled in Action 29 March 1918
Place of death or woundingMillencourt, Albert, France
Age at death30
Age at death from cemetery records30
Place of burialRibemont Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot III, Row J, Grave No. 10), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
16
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Commemorated on North Essendon Methodist Church Roll of Honour. Parents: Ralph James and Isabella P. TATTERSON; husband of Ellen Maud TATTERSON, 40 Mangarra Road, Canterbury, Victoria
Family/military connectionsCousins: 3 died
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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