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James CRIMMINS

Regimental number2883
Place of birthOpotiki New Zealand
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
AddressBurnley, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation35
Next of kinFather, John Crimmins, 3 Queen Street, Burnley, Victoria
Previous military serviceEnlisted 22 September 1916 - 46 Battalion 7th Reinforcement; taken on strength 46 Battalion 21 June 1917; mortally wounded 1 October 1917.
Enlistment date22 September 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll22 September 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name46th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/63/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board SS Port Napier on 17 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll46th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 2 October 1917
Place of death or woundingFlanders
Date of death2 October 1917
Age at death36
Place of burialLijssenthoek Military Cemetery (Plot XXIV, Row E, Grave No. II), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
141
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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