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Philip Charles JAMES

Regimental number7103
Place of birthPerth, Western Australia
SchoolLeederville State School & Perth Technical School, Western Australia
Other trainingCommercial
ReligionMethodist
OccupationWarehouseman
Address32 Coldstream Street, Leederville, Western Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinWife, Mrs Clara E James, 32 Cold Stream Street, Leederville, Western Australia
Enlistment date7 August 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll9 July 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name16th Battalion, 23rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/33/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A35 Berrima on 23 December 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll16th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 15 October 1917
Place of death or woundingPasschendaele, Ypres, Belgium
Age at death25
Age at death from cemetery records25
Place of burialLijssenthoek Military Cemetery (Plot XXI, Row F, Grave No. 21), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
79
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Joseph and Therese JAMES; husband of Clara JAMES, 23 Coogee Street, Mount Hawthorn, Western Australia. Native of Perth, Western Australia
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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