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Dean, John Francis (88)

Place of Birth: Port Melbourne, VIC

Age: 24 years 2 months

Enlistment Details: Tuesday, 8 September 1914 – Melbourne, VIC

Service Number: 88            view online service record

120 Victoria Street
West Brunswick, VIC

Next of Kin:
Mrs M Dean (mother)
120 Victoria Street
West Brunswick, VIC

Embarkation Details:
Date: Thursday, 25 February 1915
Ship: HMAT Star of Victoria A16
Port: Melbourne, VIC
Unit: 8th Light Horse Regiment

DOW: Wednesday, 11 August 1915
Place: Gallipoli Peninsula

John Francis Dean. AWM H05583

Trooper, 8 Light Horse, died of wounds 11 August, 1916, age 25, commemorated Embarkation Pier Cemetery, Gallipoli.

Parents: Alfred B and Mary DEAN born Port Melbourne, educated Tungamah SS. Enlisted with mother in West Brunswick, circular returned by his father from the same address shows a brother, 2166 William Walter DEAN, Military Medal.

Additional research by Brian Membrey

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