John RANDALL

RANDALL, John

Service Number: 951
Enlisted: 18 March 1916, Brisbane, Queensland
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 41st Infantry Battalion
Born: Strathpine, Queensland, 28 April 1900
Home Town: Strathpine, Moreton Bay, Queensland
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Timber Cutter
Died: Queensland, Australia, 8 February 1958, aged 57 years, cause of death not yet discovered
Cemetery: Not yet discovered
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World War 1 Service

18 Mar 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Brisbane, Queensland
18 May 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 951, 41st Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
18 May 1916: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 951, 41st Infantry Battalion, HMAT Demosthenes, Sydney
16 Jul 1918: Discharged AIF WW1

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Biography

Enlisted at age 15 years and 10 months - when his age was discovered in 1918 John was returned to Australia, but not before seeing action in France and suffering wounds in battle.

John had two brothers who also enlisted, 6612 Spr David Randall (/explore/people/205421) died of wounds in Belgium 27 Oct 1917 and 3958 Pte. Ernest Stanley Randall (/explore/people/280674) who joined on 29 May 1915 and survived the war, being discharged on 10 Jan 1920

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