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Regimental number231
Place of birthDon, Tasmania
Other NamesErnest James
Ernest James
SchoolState School, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll6 October 1914
Unit nameDivisional Ammunition Column 1, Reinforcement 1
AWM Embarkation Roll number25/89/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A30 Borda on 22 December 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Field Company Engineers
FateDied of disease 23 April 1915
Place of death or woundingEgypt
Place of burialChatby War Memorial Cemetery (Row C, Grave No. 170), Egypt
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James and Eliza Ann BEAUMONT, Boat Harbour, Tasmania
Other details

War service: Egypt

Admitted to No 1 Australian Stationary Hospital, Lemnos Island, 10 April 1915; transferred to 15th General Hospital, Alexandria, 17 April 1915 (pneumonia); died of disease, 23 April 1915 (pneumonia).

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsSee also 3449 Ernest James BEAUMONT

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