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John Austin EASTWOOD

Regimental number2552
Place of birthSowerby Bridge England
ReligionChurch of England
Address'Horbury', Gordon Square, Marrickville, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, James Eastwood, Gordon Square, Marrickville, Sydney, New South Wales
Previous military service34th Infantry
Enlistment date19 September 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll6 September 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name39th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/56/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A24 Benalla on 9 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll39th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches

Recommendation date: 24 January 1919

Military Medal

Recommendation date: "Unspecified"

FateReturned to Australia 7 September 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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