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John Francis Vincent FEATHERSTONE

Regimental number3149
Place of birthEaglehawk Victoria
SchoolState School, Eaglehawk, Victoria
ReligionMethodist
OccupationButcher
AddressCohuna, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs Elizabeth Featherstone, Caldwell's Road, Eaglehawk, Victoria
Previous military serviceJunior Cadets and Citizen Forces
Enlistment date9 October 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name59th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/76/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A7 Medic on 16 December 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll57th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 21 March 1918
Place of death or woundingWulverghem, Messines, Belgium
Age at death22
Place of burialLa Plus Douve Farm Cemetery (Plot III, Row B, Grave No. 4), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
163
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Elizabeth J. FEATHERSTONE. Native of Eaglehawk, Victoria
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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