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Cyril Albert JAMES

Regimental number4990
Place of birthRosewater, South Australia
SchoolPort Adelaide Public School, South Australia
OccupationBank clerk
AddressYeelanna via Port Lincoln, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinMother, Mrs M E James, Yeelanna via Port Lincoln, South Australia
Previous military serviceServed in the Cadet and Citizen Forces, South Australia, and Broken Hill, New South Wales.
Enlistment date17 August 1917
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll17 April 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name32nd Battalion, 14th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/49/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 22 December 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll32nd Battalion
FateKilled in Action 25 June 1918
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death20.1
Age at death from cemetery records20
Place of burialVillers-Bretonneux Military Cemetery (Plot IX, Row C, Grave No. 4), Fouilloy, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Oswald Henry and Maude Elsie JAMES, Yeelanna, South Australia
Family/military connections3 cousins, 2 killed in action, 1 died illness
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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