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Town Hall, 333 Bay Street, Port Melbourne
Town Hall, 333 Bay Street, Port Melbourne

Lovelock, John Lawrence (932)

Place of Birth: Albert Park, VIC

Age: 21 years 3 months

Enlistment Details: Friday, 31 December 1915 – Melbourne, VIC

Service Number: 932            view online service record

73 Evans Street
Port Melbourne, VIC

Next of Kin:
William Lovelock (father)
73 Evans Street
Port Melbourne, VIC

Embarkation Details:
Date: Saturday, 3 June 1916
Ship: HMAT Persic A34
Port: Melbourne, VIC
Unit: 37th Infantry Battalion

RTA: Saturday, 26 July 1919
Discharged: Wednesday, 24 December 1919

In 1917, John wrote to his father William expressing his views on conscription.

1917 ‘CONSCRIPTION.’, Port Melbourne Standard (Vic. : 1914 – 1920), 7 April, p. 2. , viewed 04 Apr 2017,

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