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James Arthur O'SHEA

Regimental number2498
Place of birthZeehan, Tasmania
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationGrocer
Address22 Cutter Street, Burnley, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, J A O'Shea, 22 Cutter Street, Burnley, Victoria
Enlistment date7 June 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/25/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A64 Demosthenes on 16 July 1915
Regimental number from Nominal Roll2498A
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Machine Gun Battalion
FateKilled in Action 29 September 1918
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialTempleux-le-Guerard British Cemetery (Plot I, Row E, grave No. 45), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
176
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James and Ann O'SHEA, Erica, Victoria

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