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James Carson ALCORN

Regimental number3346
ReligionMethodist
OccupationFarmer
AddressKnockrow, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinFather, James Alcorn, Kangaloon, New South Wales
Enlistment date28 November 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll21 October 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name55th Battalion, 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/72/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A68 Anchises on 24 January 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll55th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 22 August 1918
Place of burialDaours Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot V, Row C, Grave 7), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
160
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James and Isabella Grant ALCORN, East Kangaloon, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Age at death26

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