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John Alexander TEMPLEMAN

Regimental number2990
Place of birthRandwick, New South Wales
SchoolPublic School, Randwick, New South Wales
OccupationPoultry farmer
AddressLower Botany, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, John Templeman, Rhodes Street, Lower Botany, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed in the Cadets.
Enlistment date15 September 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name59th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/76/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A19 Afric on 3 November 1916
Regimental number from Nominal Roll2995
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll58th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 2 September 1918
Place of death or woundingPeronne, France
Age at death20.8
Age at death from cemetery records20
Place of burialPeronne Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot II, Row C, Grave No. 23), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Jessie TEMPLEMAN, Rhodes Stret, Botany, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsCousin
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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