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John Francis BUISSON

Regimental number1602
Place of birthBrisbane Queensland
SchoolMiranda Public School, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
AddressClio Street, Sutherland, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, I Buisson, Clio Street, Sutherland, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed as a Lieutenant in the Senior Cadets.
Enlistment date5 April 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll5 May 1915
Rank on enlistmentCorporal
Unit name20th Battalion, 1st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/37/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A35 Berrima on 6 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll20th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularHe had been recommended for a commission by his Colonel, and was studying at officers' school in France when he was called back to his battalion, which lacked reinforcements.
FateDied of wounds 12 May 1917
Place of death or woundingBullecourt, France
Age at death23

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