John Thomas WYNN

WYNN, John Thomas

Service Number: 911
Enlisted: 9 November 1915, Moree, New South Wales
Last Rank: Corporal
Last Unit: 33rd Infantry Battalion
Born: Carroll, New South Wales, 1897
Home Town: Gravesend, Gwydir, New South Wales
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Farm labourer
Died: Died of wounds, Belgium, 14 July 1917
Cemetery: Westhof Farm Cemetery
Plot I, Row D, Grave 10 Headstone Inscription "IN LOVING MEMORY OF MY ONLY DARLING SON JACK", Westhof Farm Cemetery, Ypres, Flanders, Belgium
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Moree ANZAC Centenary Memorial
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World War 1 Service

9 Nov 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Lance Corporal, 911, Moree, New South Wales
4 May 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Lance Corporal, 911, 33rd Infantry Battalion
4 May 1916: Embarked AIF WW1, Lance Corporal, 911, 33rd Infantry Battalion, HMAT Marathon, Sydney
14 Jul 1917: Involvement AIF WW1, Corporal, 911, 33rd Infantry Battalion

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Biography

Served as Apprentince Engineer in Inglewood, Queensland

 9 July 1916 - Disembarked at Devonport, UK

24 November 1916 - Proceeded overseas to France from Southampton

14 July 1917 - Wounded in action, right arm and left leg amputated

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

"Lance-Corporal J. T. Wynn, son of Mrs. M. J. Wynn, of Pallamallawa, and a member of the 33rd Battalion died of wounds on 14th June." - from the Inverell Times 03 Aug 1917 (nla.gov.au)

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