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James Birket POWELL

Regimental number2910
Place of birthMoonee Ponds Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationBank clerk
AddressElsternwick, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs K Powell, 14 Beavis Street, Elsternwick, Victoria
Enlistment date2 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Battalion, 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/25/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board SS Makarini on 15 September 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 15 May 1916
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burial"Y" Farm Military Cemetery (Row I, Grave No. 19), Bois-Grenier, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James and Kate POWELL, 214 Gllenhuntly road, Elsternwick, Victoria

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