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James George BADKIN

Regimental number27289
Place of birthTamworth New South Wales
SchoolCatholic School, Tamworth, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationPlumber
Address18 Ward Street, North Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, T H Badkin, Bourke Street, Tamworth, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date8 May 1916
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit nameDivisional Ammunition Column 2, Reinforcement 9
AWM Embarkation Roll number25/90/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 30 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Australian Field Artillery
FateDied of wounds 21 September 1918
Date of death21 September 1915
Place of burialTincourt New British Cemetery(V. E. 31), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
45
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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