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John Joseph BRAITHWAITE

Regimental number5050
Place of birthNelligen New South Wales
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationPrinter
AddressJunction Street, Nowra, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, I Braithwaite, Junction Street, Nowra, New South Wales
Enlistment date25 November 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name1st Battalion, 16th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/18/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT SS Makarini on 1 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 19 February 1919
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 2338 Pte Henry James BRAITHWAITE, 13th Bn, returned to Australia, 13 February 1917; 5049 Pte Alfred Ishmael BRAITHWAITE, 1st Bn, returned to Australia, 10 September 1917.\
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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