Dallachy, John Fraser (803)

Place of Birth: South Melbourne, VIC

Age: 20 years 1 month

Enlistment Details: Tuesday, 25 August 1914 – South Melbourne, VIC

Service Number: 803            view online service record

Address:
120 Barkly Street
St Kilda, VIC

Next of Kin:
Bessie Dallachy (mother)
271 Ross Street
Port Melbourne, VIC

Embarkation Details:
Date: Wednesday, 21 October 1914
Ship: HMAT Orvieto A3
Port: Melbourne, VIC
Unit: 5th Infantry Battalion

Fate:
RTA: Thursday, 10 June 1915
Discharged: Thursday, 5 August 1915

Comments

  1. Brian Membrey says:

    A brother, Private William DALLACHY, 23rd Infantry, was killed in action 4 July, 1916, aged 30, commemorated Ration Farm Military Cemetery, La Chapelle-D’armentieres, Lille, Nord Pas de Calais, France.

    1134 (Parents : Benjamin and Mrs Bessie DALLACHY, born Windsor, educated SS. He enlisted in April, 1915 as a 29-year-old rubber worker (probably at Dunlop), Bessie then shown at 120 Barkly Street, St. Kilda, later shown at 26 Lambeth Place, St. Kilda when the post-war circular was returned. John Fraser DALLACHY enlisted from 120 Barkly Street, but with his mother later shown at 271 Ross Street, Port Melbourne. William and John were brothers-in-law of 302, Bombardier William Adams, shown as a widower (married Margaret Dallachy, 1908) with both parents deceased when he enlisted in September, 1915 with a sister-in-law Mrs Elizabeth WHEALON shown as next of kin at 271 Ross Street; Adams was killed in action in France, 15 April, 1917. As Mrs C. H. Wheadon, she was quoted as an additional reference on William Dallachy’s circular and still at 271 Ross Street)

  2. Brian Membrey says:

    DALLACHY – killed in action in France, on the 4th July, 1916, the dearly loved third son Benjamin and Bessie Dallachy, and loved brother of Robert, Benjamin, Mrs A Adams, Mrs C Wheaton, Harry and John, aged 30 years.

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