John Sloan (Jock) MCLINTOCK

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MCLINTOCK, John Sloan

Service Number: 751
Enlisted: 29 August 1914, Adelaide, South Australia
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 10th Infantry Battalion
Born: Bonhill, Alexandria, Scotland , date not yet discovered
Home Town: Broken Hill, Broken Hill Municipality, New South Wales
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Iron Moulder
Died: Killed in action, Gallipoli, 25 April 1915, age not yet discovered
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
Memorials: Adelaide National War Memorial, Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Broken Hill St. Andrews Church, Lone Pine Memorial to the Missing
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World War 1 Service

29 Aug 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Adelaide, South Australia
20 Oct 1914: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 751, 10th Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
20 Oct 1914: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 751, 10th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Ascanius, Adelaide

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Biography

"PRIVATE J. S. McLINTOCK

Private John Sloan ("Jock") McLintock of the 10th Battalion, who is reported missing, was born in Scotland. He is 25 years of age, and his next of kin resides in Scotland. Private McLintock was well known in Broken Hill, staying with Mr. Edward Pike in Cobalt-street, and working as a moulder on the Central mine just before enlisting. He played a couple of seasons with the Brokens F.C. (Soccer), and last year he was captain of the Caledonian F.C." - from the Broken Hill Barrier Miner 01 Aug 1915 (nla.gov.au)

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