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James Alexander KEARNAN

Regimental number2472
Place of birthMathinna Tasmania
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationMotor mechanic
AddressSt John Street, Launceston, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinMother, Mrs Esther Winburn, St John Street, Launceston, Tasmania
Enlistment date2 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/29/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A61 Kanowna on 24 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Machine Gun Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 5 April 1919
Date of death18 January 1945
Place of burialCarr Villa Cemetery

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