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John Charles FAIRHEAD

Regimental number3925
Place of birthKent, England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationPhoto engraver
AddressKarangi, Coffs Harbour, North Coast, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Height5' 5.5"
Weight133 lbs
Next of kinFather, John William Fairhead, St Ormond Street, London, EC, England
Enlistment date13 September 1915
Place of enlistmentHolsworthy, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name1st Battalion, 12th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/18/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT Mooltan on 11 December 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 21 July 1918
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John William and Ruth FAIRHEAD
Other details

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Boonah', 21 July 1918; disembarked Melbourne, 20 September 1918; discharged (medically unfit), Sydney, 25 April 1919.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

Death attributed to war service.
Date of death12 February 1934
Age at death39
Place of burialRookwood Cemetery, Sydney, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, FAIRHEAD John Charles

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