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John William VANCE

Regimental number3962
Place of birthBiggenden, Queensland
SchoolMaryborough Grammar School, Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
AddressCheapside Street, Maryborough, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, E Vance, Cheapside Street, Maryborough, Queensland
Enlistment date17 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name2nd Battalion, 12th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/19/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A7 Medic on 30 December 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Battalion
FateDied of disease 11 December 1916
Place of death or woundingDernancourt, France
Age at death19
Age at death from cemetery records19
Place of burialDernancourt Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot IV, Row E, Grave No. 28), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Joseph Edward and Mary Ada VANCE, Cheapside Street, Maryborough, Queensland. Native of Biggenden, Queensland

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