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John Edward CURRIE

Regimental number2639
Place of birthOldham, Lancashire, England
SchoolChurch of England School, England
Other trainingSt John's Ambulance, Oldham, Lancashire, England
ReligionChurch of England
AddressFern Street, Claremont, Western Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation32
Next of kinWife, Mrs Sarah Currie, Fern Street, Claremont, Western Australia
Enlistment date26 April 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name51st Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/68/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A23 Suffolk on 10 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll51st Battalion
FateKilled in Action 26 September 1917
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death33
Age at death from cemetery records33
Place of burialButtes New British Cemetery (Plot XXIX, Row A, Grave No. 2), Polygon Wood, Zonnebeke, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Richard and Mary CURRIE; husband of Sarah CURRIE, Fern Street, Claremont, Western Australia. Native of Lancashire, England
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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