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John James DUNLOP

Regimental number13164
Place of birthUlster, Ireland
OccupationMotor mechanic
Address545 King Street, West Melbourne, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Height6' 1"
Weight171 lbs
Next of kinFather, Joseph Dunlop, Churchtown, Londonderry, Ireland
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date13 September 1916
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit nameAuxiliary Mechanical Transport Company Reinforcement 1
AWM Embarkation Roll number25/113/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A34 Persic on 22 December 1916
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Mechanical Transport Company
FateReturned to Australia 18 July 1919
Discharge date15 October 1918
Other details

War service: Western Front

Embarked Melbourne, 22 December 1916; disembarked Devonport, England, 3 March 1917; marched in to AASC Training Depot, 24 May 1917; proceeded overseas to France, 20 June 1917.

Found guilty, 3 January 1918, of driving a motor lorry at excessive speed: awarded forfeiture of 1 day's pay.

Taken on strength of ADMTC, 13 March 1918; on leave to Paris, 5 August 1918; rejoined unit, 14 August 1918; on leave to United Kingdom, 15 October 1918; rejoined unit, 1 November 1918.

Admitted to hospital, 1 November 1918; transferred to 41st Stationary Hospital, 3 November 1918; to No 1 Convalescent Depot, 27 November 1918; marched in to Australian General Base Depot, 6 December 1918; rejoined Australian Motor Transport Company in the field, 18 December 1918.

Marched out for demobilisation, 29 May 1919; marched out to England, 4 June 1919; disembarked Southampton, England, 5 June 1919.

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Takada', 18 July 1919; disembarked, 7 September 1919; discharged, 15 October 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal (both returned, 10 May 1923)
SourcesNAA: B2455, DUNLOP John James

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