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James Charles MASMAN

Regimental number2679
Date of birth8 April 1875
Place of birthWagga Wagga, New South Wales
SchoolCoonabarabran Public School(possibly Catholic school), New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressKensington, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation41
Next of kinFather, Alfred Martin Masman, 17 Todman Avenue, Kensington, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date6 July 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll14 June 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name45th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/62/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 7 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll45th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 5 April 1918
Family/military connectionsBrother: 2935 Pte Arthur Rupert MASMAN, Light Trench Mortar Battery, returned to Australia, 1 July 1919
Other detailsSustained shrapnel wounds in one leg during fighting.
Date of death12 February 1959
Place of burialBaradine Cemetery, New South Wales

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