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John Frederick WYLY

Regimental number979
Date of birth10 October 1885
Place of birthKapunda, South Australia
SchoolSt. Peters College, Adelaide, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
Addressc/o L A Wyly, Brightmore Street, Neutral Bay, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinL A Wyly, Brightmore Street, Neutral Bay, New South Wales
Enlistment date25 January 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll25 January 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name7th Light Horse Regiment, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/12/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Newcastle, New South Wales, on board HMAT A58 Kabinga on 21 May 1915
Rank from Nominal RollCompany Quartermaster Sergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll10th Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 14 May 1917
Family/military connectionsBrother: Private Lancelot Buchanan WYLY, Regimental No. 7554, 4th Battalion, returned to Australia 19 April 1919
Other detailsWWII Service: Volunteer Defence Corps, 1942
Date of death21 December 1960
Age at death75
Place of burialNorthern Suburbs Crematorium, Sydney, New South Wales

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