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WELSH, John

(Tpr) John Welsh

Trooper (Tpr) John Welsh, 3rd Reinforcements, 50th Battalion, of Port Adelaide, SA, aged 42 years, seated on a horse. Pte Welsh enlisted on 7 March 1916 and embarked from Adelaide aboard HMAT Seang Bee on 13 July 1916. He returned to Australia on 27 August 1917.

Regimental number 2003
Religion Roman Catholic
Occupation Labourer
Address Port Adelaide, South Australia
Marital status Single
Age at embarkation 42
Next of kin Friend, Mrs Fannie Prideaux, c/o Mr J Wark, Commercial Road, Port Adelaide, South Australia
Enlistment date 7-Mar-16
Rank on enlistment Private
Unit name 50th Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number 23/67/3
Embarkation details Unit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A48 Seang Bee on 13 July 1916
Rank from Nominal Roll Private
Unit from Nominal Roll 50th Battalion
Fate Returned to Australia 27 August 1917

ID number P04025.011
Collection Photograph
Object type Black & white - Glass original half plate negative
Photographer Unknown
Place made Australia: South Australia
Date made 1916
Description

Outdoor portrait of 2003 Trooper (Tpr) John Welsh, 3rd Reinforcements, 50th Battalion, of Port Adelaide, SA, aged 42 years, seated on a horse. Pte Welsh enlisted on 7 March 1916 and embarked from Adelaide aboard HMAT Seang Bee on 13 July 1916. He returned to Australia on 27 August 1917.

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