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James Percy LAW

Regimental number3563
Place of birthCanterbury, Kent, England
SchoolFaversham Wesley School, England
Age on arrival in Australia20
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationJockey
Addressc/o J McGowan, Belmont, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinMother, Mrs Susan Law, 70 Milton Road, Margate, Kent, England
Enlistment date28 September 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll21 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name28th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/45/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A30 Borda on 17 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll12th Field Artillery Brigade
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Medal


Recommendation date: 22 March 1918

Other details from Roll of Honour CircularBuried at Ebbingham.
FateDied of wounds 13 June 1918
Age at death27
Age at death from cemetery records27
Place of burialEbblinghem Military Cemetery (Plot II, Row D, Grave No. 26), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
17
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James and Susan LAW. Native of Faversham, Kent, England
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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