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Henry James PARISH

Regimental number1602
Place of birthWarracknabeal , Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressLemon Avenue, Mildura, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Height5' 7.75"
Weight128 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Adelaide Parish, Lemon Avenue, Mildura, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed for 12 months in the Voluntary Cadets.
Enlistment date11 December 1914
Place of enlistmentMildura, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name14th Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/31/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A54 Runic on 19 February 1915
Regimental number from Nominal Roll1629
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll14th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 10 December 1918
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 656 Pte Arthur Gordon PARISH, 4th Machine Gun Bn, returned to Australia, 8 October 1919; 2747 Pte Frederick George PARISH, 7th Bn, died of wounds, 20 September 1917; [703] Lt Stephen John PARISH, 1st Machine Gun Bn, returned to Australia, 17 March 1919.
Other details

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, PARISH Henry James

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