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John Campbell WANKLYN

Regimental number5940
Place of birthHolbrook New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
AddressThurgoona, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation34
Next of kinFather, Henry Wanklyn, Thurgoona via Albury, New South Wales
Enlistment date30 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name17th Battalion, 16th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/34/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 7 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll17th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 31 March 1919
Date of death18 August 1948
Place of burialFawkner Cemetery

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