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James GLASS

Regimental number2606
Place of birthHobart, Tasmania
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
Address20 Devonport Street, Hobart, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation30
Next of kinFather, J Hardy, 20 Devonport Street, Hobart, Tasmania
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date3 July 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll5 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name26th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/43/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A48 Seang Bee on 21 October 1915
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 27 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll52nd Battalion
FateKilled in Action 14 August 1916
Place of death or woundingMessines, Belgium
Age at death28
Age at death from cemetery records28
Place of burialSerre Road Cemetery No. 2 (Plot VI, Row L, Grave No. II), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
155
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Husband of Ivy GLASS, Junction Street, Stones Corner, Cooparoo, Queensland
Family/military connectionsNil
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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