John William DONOVAN

DONOVAN, John William

Service Number: 5591
Enlisted: Not yet discovered
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 22nd Infantry Battalion
Born: Kyneton, Victoria, Australia, date not yet discovered
Home Town: Not yet discovered
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Farmer
Memorials: Kyneton Honour Roll
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World War 1 Service

25 Sep 1916: Involvement Private, SN 5591, 22nd Infantry Battalion
25 Sep 1916: Embarked Private, SN 5591, 22nd Infantry Battalion, HMAT Shropshire, Melbourne

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Biography contributed by Geoffrey Gillon

“J. W. Donovan 21st Battalion A.I.F.” 

DONOVAN John William : Service Number 5591 : Place Of Birth Kyneton VIC : Place Of Enlistment Melbourne VIC : 33 years : Farmer : Next Of Kin (Mother) Donovan Jane.   Admitted to Military Hospital, Colchester, Eng.  16.1.17. – 31.1.17.  [Enlisted 7.3.16.  Returned to Australia 28.3.19].  Father deceased. Mother Jane. Pastoria, E Kyneton, Victoria.