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John Caldwell WEARNE

Regimental number2916
Place of birthLiverpool New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationAuctioneer
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, John Caldwell Wearne, Editor Richmond River Express, Casino, New South Wales
Enlistment date14 June 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name9th Battalion, 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/26/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A33 Ayrshire on 1 September 1915
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Machine Gun Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and gazetted, 'London Gazette', second Supplement, No. 30448 (28 December 1917); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 57 (18 April 1918).

FateReturned to Australia 16 March 1918
Other details

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

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