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John Bernard DILLON

Regimental number3413
Place of birthLaunceston, Tasmania
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationFarrier
AddressAdelaide, South Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinWife, Mrs Berness Dillon, Morgan Avenue, Mitcham Park, South Australia
Enlistment date26 March 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name9th Light Horse Regiment, 29th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/14/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A55 Kyarra on 7 September 1917
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A73 Commonwealth on 2 November 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll9th Light Horse Regiment
FateDied of disease 16 October 1918
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialPort Said War Memorial Cemetery (Row E, Grave No. 14), Egypt.
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
7
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John Bernard and Abertiner Emma DILLON, husband of Bernice Nellie DILLON, Sorrens Street, West Hilton, South Australia. Native of Tasmania
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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