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John ANDERSON

Regimental number1836
Place of birthAird, Sleat, Skye, Scotland
SchoolAird Public School, Sleat, Skye, Scotland
Age on arrival in Australia25
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationSailor
Address235 Kent Street, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinFather, Alec. Anderson, 19 Avird Street, Skye, Scotland
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date8 October 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll8 October 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name6th Light Horse Regiment, 13th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/11/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 20 December 1915
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Divisional Ammunition Column
FateDied of wounds 3 March 1917
Age at death from cemetery records27
Place of burialDernancourt Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot V, Row D, Grave No. 32), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
21
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Angus and Peggy ANDERSON, 19 Aird Ardvasar, Sleat, Isle of Skye, Scotland
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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