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Arthur JAMES

Regimental number2096
Place of birthCastleford, Yorkshire
SchoolCouncil School
Age on arrival in Australia23
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationCarter
AddressWilton Street, Merewether, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinSister, Ada Gough, 40 Vicarage Lane, Featherstone, Yorkshire, England
Enlistment date22 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name34th Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/51/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A68 Anchises on 24 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll34th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 15 October 1917
Place of death or woundingPasschendaele, Ypres, Belgium
Age at death30
Place of burialNine Elms British Cemetery (Plot V, Row F, Grave No. 8), Poperinghe, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
124
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Charles and Harriet JAMES. Native of Featherstone, Yorks, England
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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