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James William JEWELL

Regimental number6042
Place of birthHomebush via Mackay, Queensland
SchoolHomebush State School, Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressHomebush Post Office, Mackay, Queensland
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinWife, Mrs M McB Jewell, Homebush Post Office, Mackay, Queensland
Enlistment date24 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name9th Battalion, 19th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/26/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A50 Itonus on 8 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll9th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 17 July 1918
Place of death or woundingRorre, North France
Age at death from cemetery records26
Place of burialBorre British Cemetery (Plot II, Row C, Grave No. 26), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
56
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: George and johanna Maria Christensen JEWELL; husband of Mary JEWELL, Peel Street, MacKay, Queensland. Native of Homebush, Queensland
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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