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James Jackson MOLLISON

Regimental number1610
Place of birthNottingham, England
SchoolHuntingdon Street High School, Nottingham, England
Age on arrival in Australia21
ReligionChurch of England
AddressCordelia Street, South Brisbane, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Height5' 8"
Weight141 lbs
Next of kinSister, Miss E Mollison, 21 Servercial Avenue, Henton-on-Sands, Nottingham, England
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date17 May 1915
Place of enlistmentBrisbane, Queensland
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name25th Battalion, 1st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/42/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 29 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll25th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 17 June 1916
Age at death from cemetery records27
Place of burialLa Plus Douve Farm Cemetery (Plot I, Row A, Grave No. 3), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Andrew Norman and Mary MOLLLISON
Family/military connectionsBrother: 850 Pte Alfred Knight MOLLISON MM, 3rd Pioneer Bn, returned to Australia, 21 June 1919.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Embarked Alexandria to join the Mediterranean Expeditionary Force, Gallipoli, 4 September 1915.

Admitted to Field Ambulance, 8 October 1915; transferred to 16th Casualty Clearing Station, 9 October 1915 (enteritis); to Mudros, 9 October 1915; to Malta, and admitted to Cottonera Hospital, 13 October 1916; transferred to Ghain Tuffieha Convalescent Depot, 9 November 1915; disembarked Alexandria, 23 December 1915.

Admitted to Overseas Base, Cairo, 27 December 1915; discharged to unit, 19 January 1916; rejoined unit, Tel el Kebir, 20 January 1916.

Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 14 March 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 19 March 1916.

Killedin action, 17 June 1916.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsPlace of birth also given as Glasgow, Scotland (Attestation Form).
SourcesNAA: B2455, MOLLISON James Jackson

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