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James Smith GILVEAR

Regimental number6560
Place of birthPerthshire Scotland
AddressGlass House Mountains, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinMother, Mrs C Gilvear, Glass House Mountains, North Coast Line, Queensland
Enlistment date29 November 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name25th Battalion, 19th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/42/6
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on 7 February 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Motor Transport Company
FateReturned to Australia 13 July 1919
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 4496 Lance Corporal Alexander Smith GILVEAR, 9th Bn, killed in action, 7 May 1917; 66 Pte John GILVEAR, 32nd Bn, returned to Australia, 30 June 1918; 65 Corporal Kenneth GILVEAR, 11th Machine Gun Company, killed in action, 15 April 1918; 2428 Pte Robert GILVEAR, 47th Bn, killed in action, 28 March 1918; 2867 Pte Thomas GILVEAR, 4th Machine Gun Bn, returned to Australia, 15 September 1918; 6976 Sergeant Thomas GILVEAR, 15th Bn, returned to Australia, 1 August 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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