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John Henderson ELDER

Regimental number2132
Place of birthWardell New South Wales
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationLabourer
AddressWardell, Richmond River, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinMother, Mrs E A Elder, Wardell, Richmond River, New South Wales
Enlistment date25 March 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name15th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/32/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A63 Karoola on 12 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Machine Gun Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 5 April 1919
Date of death8 January 1964
Age at death74
Place of burialBallina Cemetery, New South Wales

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