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John Vincent EARLS

Regimental number3803
Place of birthCallington, South Australia
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressCallington, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinMother, Mrs Ellen Earls, Callington, South Australia
Previous military serviceRailway Ambulance Rifle Club
Enlistment date7 August 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name32nd Battalion, 9th Reinforcement
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A73 Commonwealth on 21 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Machine Gun Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 5 July 1919
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 3804 Pte Joseph James EARLS, 50th Bn, killed in action, 2 April 1917; 4412 Pte Francis Phillip EARLS, 27th Bn, killed in action 5 November 1916.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death19 September 1970

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