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James William REYNOLDS

Regimental number710
Place of birthWilliamstown, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationGroom
AddressFlagstaff Hotel, Maryborough, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Height5' 8.25"
Weight146 lbs
Next of kinSister, Mrs McKenzie, Flagstaff Hotel, Maryborough, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date18 August 1914
Place of enlistmentSurrey Hills, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Battalion, F Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/25/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A24 Benalla on 19 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 25 April 1915
Place of burialShell Green Cemetery (Artillery Road Plot No. 18), Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
54
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Mr & Mrs J.P. REYNOLDS, Stanbridge Street, Daylesford, Victoria. Miss McKenzie, whom J.W. Reynolds designated as his sister and next of kin, was not a relation.
Family/military connectionsBrother: 556 Pte John Charles REYNOLDS, 54th Bn, killed in action, 25 September 1917.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Admitted to No 2 General Hospital, Mena, date not recorded (influenza); discharged to duty, 4 April 1915.

Embarked Alexandria to join the Mediterranean Expeditionary Force, Gallipoli, 5 April 1915.

Killed in action, 25 April 1915.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, REYNOLDS James William

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