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John James WINTERBOTTOM

Regimental number2274
Place of birthGarland New South Wales
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationFarmer
AddressGarland via Blayney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, Mr George Ed. Winterbottom, Garland via Blayney, New South Wales
Enlistment date5 April 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name53rd Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/70/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A44 Vestalia on 11 July 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll53rd Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette' No. 30706 (28 May 1918); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 165 (24 October 1918).

FateReturned to Australia 2 January 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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