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James HIND

Regimental number3066
Place of birthSydney, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
Address19 Ivy Street, Darlington, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Height5' 7.5"
Weight145 lbs
Next of kinFather, J. Hind, 19 Ivy Street, Darlington, Sydney, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date3 August 1915
Place of enlistmentSydney, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Battalion, 10th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/20/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A69 Warilda on 8 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll59th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 19 July 1916
Place of burialNo known grave
Commemoration detailsV.C. Corner (Panel No 16), Australian Cemetery Memorial, Fromelles, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Taken on strength, 3rd Bn, Tel el Kebir, 5 February 1916.

Transferred to 59th Bn, Ferry Post, 18 May 1916.

Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 18 June 1916; found guilty, at sea, 24 June 1916, of disobedience of orders in that he failed to report after being warned for picquet, 23 June 1916: awarded 5 days' detention, and pay stopped; disembarked Marseilles, France, 29 June 1916.

Reported missing, 19 July 1916.

Court of Enquiry, held in the field, 29 August 1917, pronounced fate as 'Killed in Action, 19 July 1916.'

Handwritten note on file: 'Presume Buried In No Man's Land at approx. 5J90 - 43 to 5K0251 Sheet Hazebrouck 5A'.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, HIND James
Red Cross file 1340503

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