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James BASS

Regimental number3012
Place of birthKentish Town, London, England
SchoolLondon County Council School, Carlton Road, Kentish Town, London
Age on arrival in Australia21
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarm labourer
AddressBlackbutt, Brisbane Valley Line, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinSister, Mrs Mary Smith, 42 Caveton Street, London NW, England
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date20 September 1915
Place of enlistmentToowoomba, Queensland
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name26th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/43/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A50 Itonus on 30 December 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll48th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularStretcher bearer; 'mentioned for good work done in the field' [MID?].
FateKilled in Action 9 August 1917
Place of death or woundingFrance
Date of death9 August 1917
Age at death24
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialCabin Hill Cemetery (Row B, Grave No. 5), Wytschaete, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James and Matilda BASS
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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