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James LEATHEM

Regimental number410
Place of birthCo Armagh, Ireland
SchoolLurgan Model School, Ireland
Age on arrival in Australia21
ReligionMethodist
OccupationCarpenter
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, Joseph Leathem, Garland Avenue, Curgan, Ireland
Enlistment date8 November 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name42nd Battalion, C Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/59/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A30 Borda on 5 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll42nd Battalion
FateDied of disease 26 November 1916
Age at death23
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialLurgan New Cemetery (Row F, Grave No. III), Northern Ireland
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
135
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Joseph and Ellen LEATHEM, Garlan Avenue, Lurgan, Co Armagh, Ireland

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