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John TWATT

Regimental number6106
Place of birthVictoria Valley, Victoria
SchoolSouth
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationFarmer
AddressMockinya via Horsham, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation31
Next of kinFather, J Mason Twatt, Mockinya via Horsham, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date1 May 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Battalion, 19th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/25/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A32 Themistocles on 28 July 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 4 August 1917
Place of death or woundingMessines, Belgium
Age at death32
Age at death from cemetery records32
Place of burialMessines Ridge British Cemetery (Plot I, Row D, Grave No. 31), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
132
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John Manson and Margaret TWATT, Mockinya, Victoria
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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