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James William Henry RECOURT

Regimental number6769
Place of birthSydney, New South Wales
Place of birthAustralia
Other trainingTeacher
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationSchool teacher
AddressWest End, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation30
Next of kinMother, Mrs Annie Recourt, Church Street, West End, South Brisbane, Queensland
Previous military serviceServed in Cadets as Lt.
Enlistment date5 February 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name25th Battalion, 20th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/42/6
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 14 June 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll25th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 2 September 1918
Place of death or woundingPeronne, France
Age at death31
Age at death from cemetery records31
Place of burialPeronne Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot III, row C, Grave No. 21), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Paretns; William and Annie RECOURT
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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