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James Thomas PACKHAM

Regimental number3229
Date of birth1890
Place of birthCreswick Victoria
ReligionMethodist
OccupationLabourer
AddressBroomfield, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinMother, Mrs Packham, Broomfield, Victoria
Enlistment date16 July 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll14 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name24th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/41/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A73 Commonwealth on 26 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 3 January 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 2128 Pte Herbert Clarke PACKHAM, 30th Bn, returned to Australia, 27 April 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death4 March 1956
Age at death66
Place of burialBallarat New Cemetery, Victoria

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