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James Finch NOBBS

Regimental number663
Place of birthWeymouth, Dorset, England
SchoolKing Edward VII Grammar School, Totnes, South Devon, England
Age on arrival in Australia18
ReligionChurch of England
AddressHay, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, Henry James Nobbs, Hegerton Place, 4 Augustus Place Weymouth, County Dorset, England
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date25 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name2nd Battalion, F Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/19/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board Transport A23 Suffolk on 18 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularFamily remained in England.
FateKilled in Action 13 March 1918
Place of death or woundingKemmel, Belgium
Age at death25
Age at death from cemetery records25
Place of burialKemmal Chateau Military Cemetery (Row O, Grave No. 23), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Henry and Jessie NOBBS, "Kingswood", Paignton, Devon

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