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Allan George JAMES

Regimental number450
Place of birth'Rose Valley', Barraba, New South Wales
SchoolHawkins Creek, Barraba Public School, New South Wales
ReligionMethodist
OccupationFarmer
AddressHawkins Creek, Barraba, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, T James, Rose Valley, Barraba, New South Wales
Enlistment date4 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name33rd Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/50/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A74 Marathon on 4 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll33rd Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularHe was a Lewis Machine Gunner
FateKilled in Action 8 February 1917
Place of death or woundingArmentieres, France
Age at death23.1
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialCite Bonjean Military Cemetery (Plot IV, Row E, Grave No. 8), Armentieres, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
122
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Commemorated (white marble tablet) in Uniting Church, Barraba, New South Wales. Parents: Thomas and Fanny JAMES, Barraba, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsFoster brother (a cousin): 451 Pte Percy William JAMES, 33rd Bn, killed in action, 30 March 1918.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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