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John Thomas CARRUTHERS

Regimental number2880
Place of birthSydney New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationClerk
AddressLeichhardt, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinWife, Mrs Lena Carruthers, 68 Flood Street, Leichhardt, New South Wales
Enlistment date18 September 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name59th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/76/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A19 Afric on 3 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll59th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 21 May 1918
Place of burialEtaples Military Cemetery (Plot LXVIII, Row C, Grave No. 19), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
167
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Clara CARRUTHERS; husband of Lila CARRUTHERS, 68 Flood Street, leichhardt, Sydney, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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