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James John HOOD

Regimental number4356
Place of birthRockhampton, Queensland
SchoolState School, Victoria
AddressMerridin, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation39
Enlistment date22 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentSapper
Unit nameNo 6 Tunnelling Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number16/12/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A69 Warilda on 1 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Electrical & Mechanical Mining Company
FateKilled in Action 21 August 1917
Age at death47
Age at death from cemetery records47
Place of burialHersin Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot II, Row C, Grave No. 2), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Jeanie HOOD. Native of Queensland

Military Medal

Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 189
Date: 8 November 1917

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