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James Henry JEWELL

Regimental number2680
Place of birthClaremont Tasmania
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationRailway fettler
AddressGoulburn, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation36
Next of kinSister, Miss E Jewell, Hibernian Hotel, Auburn Street, Goulburn, New South Wales
Enlistment date15 April 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll19 May 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name55th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/72/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 7 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll55th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 19 April 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Service Number on Cemetery Plaque incorrectly given as 2780. Photo: Kent Fedorowich
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death3 May 1952
Age at death72
Place of burialGoulburn General Cemetery, New South Wales

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