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John Edward TREMAIN

Regimental number3731
Date of birth12 August 1900
Place of birthSydney. New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationHorse driver
AddressNewtown, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Height5' 4"
Weight112 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Catherine Agnes Tremain, 167 Wilson Street, Newtown, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date2 April 1917
Place of enlistmentSydney, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name45th Battalion, 10th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/62/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A74 Marathon on 10 May 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll56th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 11 May 1919
Discharge date30 July 1919
Other details

Embarked from Sydney, disembarked Devonport, England 20 July 1917

Proceeded to France 27 December 1917

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Borda', 11 May 1919; disembarked Sydney, 28 June 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), 30 July 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

Accidentally killed in New Zealand.
Date of death20 March 1938
Age at death37
SourcesNAA: B2455, TREMAIN John Edward

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