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John Charles WAKEFIELD

Regimental number298
Place of birthCarlton Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMetal polisher
Address22 Little Elgin Street, Carlton, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinMother, Mrs Florence Wakefield, 22 Little Elgin Street, Carlton, Victoria
Enlistment date5 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameMachine Gun Company 15, Reinforcement 3
AWM Embarkation Roll number24/20/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A17 Port Lincoln on 4 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Machine Gun Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 22 July 1917
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death25 November 1964
Age at death65
Place of burialBendigo Cemetery, Victoria

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