John Austin ANDERSON

Regimental number476
Place of birthBallarat, Victoria
SchoolState School No 2103, Urquhart Street, Ballarat, Victoria
Addressc/o Mrs Harves, 112 Pleasant Street, South Ballarat, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation33
Next of kinWife, Mrs Ethel Maud Anderson, 312 South Rippon Street, Ballarat, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed in the Volunteer Cadet Corps, Ballarat, Victoria.
Enlistment date24 July 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll24 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentSergeant
Unit nameNo 1 Mining Corps
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 20 February 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Tunnelling Company
FateKilled in Action 1 July 1916
Age at death from cemetery records34
Place of burialCite Bonjean Military Cemetery (Plot I, Row C, Grave No. 12), Armentieres, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Daniel and Elizabeth ANDERSON; Wife: Ethel ANDERSON, 312 Ripon Street, South Ballarat, Victoria
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal