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James Henry ROSE

Regimental number4917
Place of birthCollingwood, Victoria
SchoolCambridge Street State School, Collingwood, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationBootmaker
AddressCorner Sladen and St Georges Street, Croxton, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Height5' 10"
Weight154 lbs
Next of kinFather, Mr A Rose, 89 Christmas Street, Northcote, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date2 October 1915
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name5th Battalion, 15th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/22/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on 7 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 20 August 1916
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)Fate incorrectly entered on Nominal Roll as Died of Disease.
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialPuchevillers British Cemetery (Plot II, Row F, Grave No. 33), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
45
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Abel and Elizabeth ROSE, High Street, Epping, Victoria
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, ROSE James Henry

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