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John Henry VINCENT

Regimental number189
Place of birthKensington, London, England
SchoolTonbridge School, Kent, England
Age on arrival in Australia16
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationAgricultural student
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinE W. Vincent, Bodelwy Acton St. Leonards, Sussex England
Previous military serviceServed for two years as cadet in Officers Training Corps, Tonbridge Public School, England.
Enlistment date18 August 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll26 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/20/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 19 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Battalion
FateKilled in Action 19 May 1915
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Date of death19 May 1915
Age at death18
Age at death from cemetery records20
Place of burialShrapnel Valley Cemetery (Plot II, Row A, Grave NO. 52), Gallipoli
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Edmund Walden and Maria Emilia Walden VINCENT, "Bodslwydan", 65 Well Hill Street, Leonards-on-Sea, England. Native of Kensington, London
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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