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John Eric BROADBENT

Regimental number20
Place of birthDandenong, Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationLabourer
AddressWarragul, Gippsland, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, T L C Broadbent, 9 Milton Street, Ascot Vale, Victoria
Enlistment date20 August 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll20 September 1914
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit name4th Light Horse Regiment, Headquarters
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/9/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A18 Wiltshire on 19 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Machine Gun Squadron
FateReturned to Australia 30 August 1918
Other details

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

Date of death28 August 1968
Age at death75
Place of burialSpringvale Cemetery, Victoria

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