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James HEFFERNAN

Regimental number2927
Place of birthMount Gambier, South Australia
SchoolConvent School
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
Addressc/o E Lean, Alberton, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinMother, Mrs Ellen Heffernan, c/o E Lean, Alberton, South Australia
Enlistment date30 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name50th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/67/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A19 Afric on 6 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll50th Battalion
FateKilled in Action No details enetered on Nominal
Place of death or woundingYpres, Belgium
Age at death24
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialTyne Cot Cemetery (Plot XXVII, Row H, Grave No. 17), Passchendaele, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
150
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Ellen HEFFERNAN

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