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John Herklas WIGHTON

Regimental number5139
Place of birthWellington New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarm hand
AddressCharles Street, Wellington, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, J Wighton, Wellington, New South Wales
Enlistment date18 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name18th Battalion, 13th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/35/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A55 Kyarra on 5 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll45th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 19 June 1919

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