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James Alfred GOLDSPINK

Regimental number2635
Place of birthForbes New South Wales
SchoolPublic School, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationGrocer
AddressWellington Street, Molong, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinWife, Mrs E M Goldspink, PO, Cooranbong, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date3 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name18th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/35/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 2 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Battalion
FateKilled in Action 9 April 1917
Place of death or woundingHermies, France
Date of death9 April 1917
Age at death26.5
Age at death from cemetery records26
Place of burialBeaumetz Cross Roads Cemetery (Special Memorial No. 4), Beaumetz-les-Cambrai, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
36
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Edward and Catherine GOLDSPINK; husband of Ethel GOLDSPINK, Cooranbong, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsBrother.

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