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James Youle FRIER

Regimental number3471
Place of birthHobart, Tasmania
SchoolState School, Hobart, Tasmania
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationPainter
AddressWaterworks Road, Hobart, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, William Frier, Waterworks Road, Hobart, Tasmania
Previous military serviceServed in Commonwealth Miitary Forces.
Enlistment date24 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentSapper
Unit name6th Field Company Engineers
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/25/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 24 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll26th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 28 May 1918
Place of death or woundingDernancourt, France
Age at death23
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialDernancourt Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot VIII, Row J, Grave No. 6), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
107
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Jemima Smith Broomiclaw FRIER, 8 Waterworks Road, Hobart, Tasmania

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