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John Alexander Muir

Name on Board JA Muir
Name on Service
John Alexander  Muir
Enlistment Age 23
Occupation Labourer, Yarraville Sugar Refinery
Place of Birth Williamstown, Vic
Next of Kin Sarah Muir
Address 66 Parker St, Williamstown, Vic
Marital Status S
Enlistment Date 3/11/1915
Service No. 4873
Enlistment Place Melbourne, Vic
Embarkation Place Melbourne
Embarkation Date 7/03/1916
Embarkation Ship HMAT Wiltshire A18
Unit on Embarkation 5th Australian Infantry Battalion
Date of Death 25/09/1917
Unit on Death 15th Australian Light Trench Mortar Battery
Rank on Death Gunner
Cause of Death Died of Wounds received at Ypres, Belgium
Place of Wounding/
No 3 Canadian Ccasualty Hospital, Belgium
Cemetery or Memorial Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery, Lijssenthoek, West-Vlaanderen, Flanders, Belgium
Additional Information John Muir attended Central State School, Williamstown.  He was employed at Yarraville Sugar Refinery prior to enlistment.
Additional References Williamstown Chronicle, Saturday 13 October, 1917, p3
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