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John Brinsden VASEY

Regimental number158
Place of birthMalvern, Melbourne, Victoria
SchoolWesley College, Melbourne, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
Address'Clovelly', Barry Street, Kew, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, J Vasey, 'Clovelly', Barry Street, Kew, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed in Field Troop Engineers, Melbourne.
Enlistment date21 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentLance Corporal
Unit name2nd Field Company Engineers
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/21/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A3 Orvieto on 21 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Field Company Engineers
FateDied of disease 14 August 1915
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Age at death21.11
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialPieta Military Cemetery (Plot B, Row VI, Grave No. 3), Europe
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Son of Mr. G.B. VASEY. Native of Malvern, Victoria
Family/military connectionsOlder brother: Major George Alan Vasey DSO

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