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John William DEAN

Regimental number29182
Date of birth1 August 1887
Place of birthRandwick, New South Wales
SchoolPetersham Public School, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationEngineer
Address'Livingstone', Livingstone Road, Petersham, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation29
Next of kinFather, C E Dean, 'Livingstone', Livingstone Road, Petersham, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date1 June 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll31 May 1916
Rank on enlistmentFitter SGT
Unit nameHowitzer Brigade 116
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/136/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 30 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Field Artillery Brigade
FateEffective abroad (still overseas)
Family/military connectionsBrother: 1503 Gunner Edward Henry DEAN, 2nd Field Artillery Brigade, returned to Australia, 16 June 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Wounded in action, Bapaume, France, 12 October 1917; invalded to England, and admitted to 1st Australian Auxiliary Hospital, Harefield; returned to duty, 22 May 1918.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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