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Henry Osborne JAMES

Regimental number2032
Place of birthNew Norfolk Tasmania
ReligionMethodist
OccupationPostal assistant
AddressHobart, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinBrother, Victor O James, Blair Street, New Norfolk, Tasmania
Enlistment date3 May 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name40th Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/57/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A49 Seang Choon on 23 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll40th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 14 October 1917
Place of burialNine Elms British Cemetery (Plot V, Row B, Grave No. 20), Poperinghe, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
132
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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