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Johann Ferdinand (John) Sturken (1894–1943)

John Ferdinand Sturken, n.d. photographer unknown

John Ferdinand Sturken, n.d. photographer unknown

from Bank of NSW Roll of Honour

JOHN FERDINAND STURKEN was born on 29th September, 1894, at North Fitzroy, Victoria, son of Mr. Henry and Mrs. Annie Sturken, and received his education at Highgate, Perth, Western Australia. He entered the service of the Bank at Melbourne on 21st February, 1911.

John Ferdinand Sturken enlisted in the A.I.F. as a private on 8th March, 1915, and before embarking with the troops for Egypt was promoted to the rank of sergeant. He was on the staff in Egypt as a member of the 1st Army Pay Corps.

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'Sturken, Johann Ferdinand (John) (1894–1943)', People Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University, https://peopleaustralia.anu.edu.au/biography/sturken-johann-ferdinand-john-24206/text32985, accessed 15 April 2024.

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John Ferdinand Sturken, n.d. photographer unknown

John Ferdinand Sturken, n.d. photographer unknown

from Bank of NSW Roll of Honour

Life Summary [details]

Birth

29 September, 1894
Fitzroy, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Death

30 January, 1943 (aged 48)
East Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Religious Influence

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