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Redmond, John Edward (3125)

Place of Birth: Port Melbourne, VIC

Age: 21 years 4 months

Enlistment Details: Wednesday, 18 August 1915 – Morven, QLD

Service Number: 3125           view online service record

Ivanhoe Downs
Morven, QLD

Next of Kin:
John William Redmond (father)
120 Albert Street
Brunswick, VIC

Embarkation Details:
Date: Thursday, 30 December 1915
Ship: HMAT Itonus A50
Port: Brisbane, QLD
Unit: 26th Infantry Battalion – 7th Reinforcements

KIA: Wednesday, 11 April 1917
Place: France

Private, 15 Infantry, killed in action, 11 April, 1917, France, aged, commemorated Villers-Bretonneux Memorial, Villers-Bretonneux, Picardie, France.

Parents: John William REDMOND, born Port Melbourne. Redmond enlisted as a 21-year-old labourer from Queensland with his father in Albert Street, Brunswick, although mail in May, 1917 prove undeliverable and the late serviceman’s medals, Memorial Scroll and Plaque were never distributed. Redmond was posted Missing on 11 April, 1917, subsequently declared killed in action by a Court of Enquiry in November. No circular returned, place of association defaulted to Morven, Queensland.

Additional research by Brian Membrey

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