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John Alfred EASON

Regimental number1254
Place of birthHay, New South Wales
SchoolHay Public School, Hay, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationCoach driver
AddressPollard Street, Hay, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, William Eason, Pollard Street, Hay, New South Wales
Enlistment date5 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name30th Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/47/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A72 Beltana on 9 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollBombardier
Unit from Nominal Roll14th Field Artillery Brigade
FateDied of wounds 8 April 1917
Place of death or woundingBapaume, Somme Sector, France
Age at death23
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialBapaume Australian Cemetery (Row A, Grave No. 4), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
18
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Emma Jane RASON, Cadell Street, Hay, New South Wales

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