John MELVIN

Birthplace
Scotland
Resided
Toowoomba
Occupation
Storekeeper
Enlisted
08-November-1915
Place
Brisbane
Age
52
Status
Single
Service No
2308
Rank
Trooper
Unit
2nd Australian Remount Unit 2, 8th Squadron
Embarked
20-November-1915
Place
Sydney
Active Service
Egypt
Highest rank
N/A
Honours and Awards
No
Fate
Returned to Australia
April 1916
Notes

John Melvin arrived in Egypt in December 1915. In April 1916 his 2nd Remount Unit was reduced by half and merged with the similarly reduced 1st Remount Unit to form a single unit. No longer required, he was returned to Australia and was discharged in June.