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John CASSON

Regimental number4750
Place of birthLiverpool England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
Address142 Fitzroy Street, Marrickville, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation34
Next of kinWife, Mrs J Casson, 142 Fitzroy Street, Marrickville, New South Wales
Enlistment date9 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name1st Battalion, 15th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/18/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A15 Star Of England on 8 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll53rd Battalion
FateKilled in Action 20 February 1917
Place of burialGuards' Cemetery (Plot X, Row A, Grave No. 8), Lesboeufs, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
156
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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