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James Albert HANDLEY

Regimental number2813
Place of birthVictoria
ReligionChurch of England
AddressWangaratta, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation29
Next of kinFather, James Handley, Wangaratta, Victoria
Enlistment date3 October 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll31 October 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name38th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/55/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A7 Medic on 16 December 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll38th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 18 July 1918
Age at death from cemetery records30
Place of burialVillers-Bretoneux Military Cemetery (Plot II, Row E, Grave 6), Fouilloy, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James and Elizabeth HANDLEY, 37 Smart Street, Hawthorn, Victoria
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 8059 Driver Hugh Leslie HANDLEY, Army Service Corps, returned to Australia, 13 April 1919; 2458 Pte Lionel Leslie HANDLEY, 14th Bn, killed in action, 7 August 1915.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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