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Menzies, John (753) aka Jock

Place of Birth: Port Melbourne, VIC

Age: 26 years 11 months

Enlistment Details: Tuesday, 15 September 1914 – Melbourne, VIC

Service Number: 753            view online service record

172 Stokes Street
Port Melbourne, VIC

Next of Kin:
A Menzies (father)
172 Stokes Street
Port Melbourne, VIC

Embarkation Details:
Date: Tuesday, 22 December 1914
Ship: HMAT Ulysses A38
Port: Melbourne, VIC
Unit: 14th Infantry Battalion

RTA: Wednesday, 20 November 1918
Discharged: Wednesday, 5 March 1919

Jock went to Graham Street School and Nott Street School. He played ten games for Port Melbourne Football Club and four for St Kilda. He also played for Port Railway United. He enlisted with a Railway United teammate, Tom Cleland.

1915 ‘Footballer-Soldier Wounded.’, Port Melbourne Standard (Vic. : 1914 – 1920), 22 May, p. 2, viewed 30 April, 2015,

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