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John FLETCHER

Regimental number31080
Place of birthRozelle, New South Wales
SchoolPublic School, Leichhardt
ReligionBaptist
OccupationCabinetmaker
Address48 Callan Street, Rozelle, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, J W Fletcher, 48 Callan Street, Rozelle, Sydney, New South Wales
Previous military service4th Australian Field Artillery Brigade; Citizen's Forces
Enlistment date3 October 1916
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 1, Reinforcement 23
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/29/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board RMS Orontes on 19 December 1916
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Field Artillery Brigade
FateDied of wounds 13 October 1917
Place of death or woundingPasschendaele, Ypres, Belgium
Age at death19.6
Age at death from cemetery records19
Place of burialAbbeville Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot III, Row D, Grave No. 9), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
12
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James William and Betsy FLETCHER, 48 Collan Street, Rozelle, Sydney. Native of Leichhardt, Sydney, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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