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Joseph James REAL

Regimental number2238
Place of birthBarcaldine Queensland
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationStation manager
AddressNormanton, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation33
Next of kinSister, Mrs Bessie Carson, Augustus Street, Toowong, Queensland
Enlistment date7 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name47th Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/64/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A42 Boorara on 16 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll47th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 31 July 1918
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death20 April 1957
Place of burialToowoomba Cemetery

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