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Private 859 John Melville NORTHEY.

Born: 1893. Kurri Kurri, New South Wales, Australia. Birth Cert: (No Record Found)

Married: 1921. Kurri Kurri, New South Wales, Australia. Marriage Cert:17183/1921.

Wife: Ieleen G M Northey. nee: Mohr.

Died: 27th of April 1969. Hamilton, New South Wales. Death Cert:24793/1969.

Burried: Kurri Kurri Cemetery. (Presbyterian Section)

Father: Daniel Vonnie Northey.

Mother: Mary Elizabeth Northey.


John Melville Northey enlisted with C Company 35th Battalion AIF on the 29th of November 1915 and was an original member of the Battalion and left Sydney on board HMAT A24 "Benalla" on the 1st of May 1916 and returned to Australia on the 11th of May 1919.

Family Information

John was a 21 year old Labourer from Aberdare Street, Kurri Kurri upon enlistment. John is burried at the Kurri Kurri Cemetery (Presbyterian Section)

(photo: D Harrower 2007)

Military Records

(Australian National Archives)

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