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James Michael FOLEY

Regimental number1819
Place of birthEast Melbourne, Victoria
SchoolChristian Brothers
Other trainingNil
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationWharf labourer
AddressFremantle, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinMother, Mrs Annie Foley, 22 Norfolk Street, Fremantle, Western Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date3 March 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll29 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name44th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/61/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A28 Miltiades on 9 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll44th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 7 June 1917
Place of death or woundingBailleul, France
Age at death39
Age at death from cemetery records29
Place of burialBailleul Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot III, Row D, Grave No. 233), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James and Annie FOLEY, 36 Hubble Street, East Fremantle, Western Australia. Native of Port Melbourne, Victoria
Family/military connectionsBrother: 4117 Sergeant Frederick Charles FOLEY, Railway Details, returned to Australia, 21 June 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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