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James William FRENCH

Regimental number3200
Place of birthSouthend On Sea England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationPainter
AddressSouth Fremantle, Western Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinWife, Mrs M L French, 302 Mandurah Road, Fremantle, Western Australia
Enlistment date16 August 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll7 August 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name5th Pioneer Battalion, Reinforcement 7
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/17/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A8 Argyllshire on 9 November 1916
Regimental number from Nominal Roll3200A
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Field Company Engineers
FateReturned to Australia 1 June 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 3099 Sapper Frederick John FRENCH, 4th Field Company Engineers, returned to Australia, 18 July 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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