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Muffett, John Henry (3104)

Place of Birth: Burnley, VIC

Age: 23 years

Enlistment Details: Thursday, 9 November 1916 – Altona, VIC

Service Number: 3104            view online service record

13 Simpson Street
Yarraville, VIC

Next of Kin:
Mary Elizabeth Muffett (mother)
116 Nott Street
Port Melbourne, VIC

Embarkation Details:
Date: Monday, 19 February 1917
Ship: HMAT Ballarat A70
Port: Melbourne, VIC
Unit: 37th Infantry Battalion – 7th Reinforcements

KIA: Monday, 26 August 1918
Place: France

Private killed in action 27 August, 1918, France, aged 24, commemorated Suzanne Military Cemetery No. 3 (Plot I, Row A, Grave No. 2), France.

Mother: Mrs Mary Elizabeth MUFFET, born Burnley. A 23-year-old labourer, Muffett enlisted with his mother as next of kin, 116 Nott Street (spelt Knott), later 211 Princes Street and 104 Princes Street. A Death Notice suggests he was an only son with one sister. No circular returned.

Additional research by Brian Membrey

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