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John Charles CAWTHAN

Regimental number3102
Place of birthWindsor, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressWindsor, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, George Cawthan, 4 Thomas Street, Windsor, Victoria
Enlistment date2 October 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name59th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/76/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A7 Medic on 16 December 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll59th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 16 July 1920
Discharge date6 September 1920
Family/military connectionsBrother: 1676 Pte Philip CAWTHAN, 5th Bn, returned to Australia, 29 April 1919.
Other details

Commenced return to Australia, 16 July 1920; disembarked in Australia, 6 September 1920; discharged, 6 September 1920.

Deemed ineligible for war medals because of illegal absence.

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