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James Alexander GORDON

Regimental number3369
Place of birthMt Pleasant South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationBlacksmith
AddressPO, Popanyinning, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinMother, Mrs M Ritchie, Popanyinning, Western Australia
Enlistment date4 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Battalion, 11th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/29/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A24 Benalla on 1 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll11th Field Artillery Brigade
FateKilled in Action 3 October 1918
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialBellicourt British Cemetery (Plot II, Row C, Grave No. 6), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
16
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Son of Mary Ritchie (formerly GORDON), of Popanyinning, Western Australia, and the late Allan GORDON. Native of South Australia

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