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Daniel, John aka Jack (2337)

Place of Birth: Port Melbourne, VIC

Age: 25 years 3 months

Enlistment Details: Tuesday, 6 April 1915 – Melbourne, VIC

Service Number: 2337            view online service record

18 Connelly Street
East Brunswick, VIC

Next of Kin:
Mrs J Daniel (mother)
c/o Mrs Palmer, 18 Connelly Street
East Brunswick, VIC

Embarkation Details:
Date: Friday, 16 July 1915
Ship: HMAT Demosthenes A64
Port: Melbourne, VIC
Unit: 7th Infantry Battalion – 7th Reinforcements

RTA: Wednesday, 26 September 1917
Discharged: Tuesday, 22 January 1918

Brothers: Harold and Ted Daniel. An article in the Standard, 20 January 1917 misspells the family name as ‘Daniels’.

1917 ‘Daniels at Front.’, Port Melbourne Standard (Vic. : 1914 – 1920), 20 January, p. 2. , viewed 16 Aug 2019,


  • Brian Membrey
    Posted December 7, 2016 3.24 pm 0Likes

    John DANIEL arrived back in November after losing his right eye while in action. A brother, Harold DANIEL (M.M), born Ballarat, educated Nott Street SS also enlisted giving his mother (Angelina) in Connelly Street, East Brunswick as next of kin, but he was a paver with the Harbour Trust and believed living in Port Melbourne. He was killed in action near Lihores, France on 10 August, 1918, his mother then in North Preston (now Reservoir). A third brother, Edward DANIEL enlisted February, 1915, again with his mother in what is now Reservoir. Born Creswick, education unknown. Disembarked 17 February, 1919 after suffering a gunshot wound to the right arm,

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