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John Charles MacNab

Name on Board JC McNab
Name on Service
Records
John Charles  MacNab
Enlistment Age 18
Occupation Clerk
Place of Birth Williamstown, Vic
Next of Kin Duncan and Ellen MacNab
Address 4 Twyford St, Williamstown, Vic
Marital Status S
Enlistment Date 6/07/1915
Service No. 3592
Enlistment Place Melbourne, Vic
Embarkation Place Melbourne
Embarkation Date 29/09/1915
Embarkation Ship RMS Osterley
Unit on Embarkation 22nd Australian Infantry Battalion
Date of Death 24/09/1917
Unit on Death 5th Australian Machine Gun Company
Rank on Death Private
Cause of Death KIA
Place of Wounding/
Death
Polygon Wood, Belgium (No known grave)
Cemetery or Memorial Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres, West-Vlaanderen, Flanders, Belgium
0247 JC McNab v
Additional Information

Name on Williamstown Town Hall Honour Board is J C McNab.  Name on Service records is John Charles MacNab.

John Charles MacNab was taking rations to the men when he was killed.

Even though his enlistment papers note that he was born in Williamstown, Vic the family notice in the local paper states that he was born and educated in Glasgow, Scotland

Additional References

Williamstown Chronicle, Saturday 13 October 1917, p3

Australian War Memorial Photo DA13176

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