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James Anthony LINCEY

Regimental number2026
Place of birthMenstone-in-Wharfedale, England
SchoolGrammar School, Ilkey, England
Age on arrival in Australia16
ReligionChurch of England
AddressLaunceston, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs Maria Lincey, Deviot, West Tamar, Tasmania
Previous military serviceServed in his School Cadet Corps.
Enlistment date24 May 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name40th Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/57/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A49 Seang Choon on 23 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll40th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 28 November 1917
Place of death or woundingPloegsteert, Belgium
Age at death21
Place of burialBerks Cemetery Extension (Rosenberg Plateau) (Plot II, Row D, Grave No. 2), Ploegsteert, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Francis and Maria LINCEY, Launceston
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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