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John Miller TRULAND

Regimental number3940
Place of birthGranville, New South Wales
SchoolBoolaroo Bay School, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressArgentine, Cockle Creek Boolaroo Newcastle, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinMother, Mrs M J Truland, Argentine, Cockle Creek Boolaroo, Newcastle, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date11 October 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll29 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name17th Battalion, 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/34/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A54 Runic on 20 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll17th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 8 November 1916
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)Name given on NR as TRUELAND.
Place of death or woundingFlers, France
Age at death24.10
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialA.I.F. Burial Ground (Plot IX, Row D, Grave No. 3), Grass Lane, Flers, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
84
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Mary Jane TRUELAND, Argenton, Boolaroo, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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