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John Faulkner TEMPLE

Regimental number21870
Place of birthGlasgow, Scotland
AddressWaragai Street, Turramurra, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Height5' 6"
Weight122 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs A.C. Temple, The Cottage, same address
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date8 June 1917
Place of enlistmentEast Sydney, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentSapper
Unit nameEngineering Field Companies, General Reinforcements
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/42/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A54 Runic on 22 March 1918
Rank from Nominal RollSapper
Unit from Nominal Roll14th Field Company Engineers
FateReturned to Australia 5 July 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Edward and Lily TEMPLE
Discharge date5 May 1921
Other details

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Port Melbourne', 5 July 1919; disembarked Melbourne, 20 August 1919, for onward travel to Sydney; discharged (medically unfit), Sydney, 5 May 1921.

Medal: British War Medal

Death attributed to war service.
Date of death16 December 1936
Age at death37
Place of burialNorthern Suburbs Cemetery, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, TEMPLE John Faulkner

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