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John William BUXTON

Regimental number504
Place of birthNairne, South Australia
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationFarmer
Address43 Kenilworth Road, Parkside, Adelaide, South Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation32
Next of kinWife, Mrs Barbara Emma buxton, 43 Kenilworth Road, Parkside, Adelaide, South Australia
Enlistment date24 April 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameMachine Gun Company 8, Reinforcement 8
AWM Embarkation Roll number24/13/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A7 Medic on 16 December 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Machine Gun Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 25 March 1919

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