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William Royal JAMES

Regimental number1374
Place of birthCanowindra, New South Wales
SchoolPublic School
AddressWoodstock via Ewra, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinSister, Mrs Alice Webb, Woodstock via Ewra, New South Wales
Enlistment date5 February 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name17th Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/34/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board Transport A32 Themistocles on 12 May 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll17th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 1 October 1915
Place of death or woundingAnzac Cove, Gallipoli, Turkey
Age at death22
Place of burialShrapnel Valley Cemetery (Plot I, Row D, Grave No. 13), Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Margaret JAMES
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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