John BALDERSON

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BALDERSON, John

Service Number: 1909
Enlisted: 12 January 1915, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 7th Infantry Battalion
Born: Hawthorn, Victoria, Australia, date not yet discovered
Home Town: Hawthorn, Boroondara, Victoria
Schooling: Farraday Street State School, Victoria; Workman College, Victoria, Australia
Occupation: Iron moulder
Died: Killed in action, Lone Pine, Gallipoli, Gallipoli, Dardanelles, Turkey, 8 August 1915, age not yet discovered
Cemetery: Johnston's Jolly Cemetery, Gallipoli, Turkey
Sp. Mem. 19. Inscription THEIR GLORY SHALL NOT BE BLOTTED OUT , Johnston's Jolly Cemetery, Gallipoli Peninsula, Canakkale Province, Turkey
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Johnston's Jolly Cemetery Memorial
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World War 1 Service

12 Jan 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
17 Apr 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 1909, 7th Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
17 Apr 1915: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 1909, 7th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Hororata, Melbourne

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Biography

Son of Harriet and the late William Balderson. Native of Hawthorn, Victoria, Australia

Brother of Arthur Gordon Balderson killed in action at Gallipoli

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal