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John Hay WISHART

Regimental number1004
Place of birthGlasgow, Scotland
Place of birthBarony, Glasgow, Scotland
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationDispenser
AddressDonington Street, Darvell, Ayrshire, Scotland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation34
Height5' 5.75"
Weight124 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Helen Wishart, Donington Street, Darvell, Ayrshire, Scotland
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date10 July 1915
Place of enlistmentLiverpool, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name30th Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/47/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A72 Beltana on 9 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll30th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 20 July 1916
Age at death from cemetery records38
Place of burialNo known grave
Commemoration detailsV.C. Corner (Panel No 3), Australian Cemetery Memorial, Fromelles, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
118
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John Hay and Helen McNab WISHART
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Embarked Sydney, 9 November 1915; disembarked Suez, 11 December 1915.

Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 16 June 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 23 June 1916.

Killed in action, 20 July 1916.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, WISHART John Hay

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