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John James McLachlan

Name on Board JJ McLachlan
Name on Service
John James  McLachlan
Enlistment Age 26
Occupation Labourer
Place of Birth Burrumbeet, Vic
Next of Kin Neil McLachlan
Address Meredith, Vic
Marital Status S
Enlistment Date 1/02/1916
Service No. 4767
Enlistment Place Melbourne, Vic
Embarkation Place Melbourne
Embarkation Date 4/04/1916
Embarkation Ship HMAT Euripides A14
Unit on Embarkation 22nd Australian Infantry Battalion
Date of Death 13/11/1916
Unit on Death 22nd Australian Infantry Battalion
Rank on Death Private
Cause of Death KIA
Place of Wounding/
Fleurs, France (No known grave)
Cemetery or Memorial Villers-Bretonneux Memorial, Villers-Bretonneux, Picardie, France
Additional Information John McLachlan's address on enlistment was C/- W Shaw, Gellibrand St, Williamstown, Vic. His details are listed in the Bacchus Marsh Avenue of Honour. Parents, Neil McLachlan and Mary Jane Griffiths. His brother, Neil whose name also appears on the Parwan School Roll of Honour, was also killed in action.
Additional References Williamstown Chronicle, Saturday 29 September 1917, p2 Bacchus Marsh Avenue of Honour
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