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James Barron SIM

Regimental number3540
Place of birthAberdeen Scotland
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationCarpenter
AddressWyndham Street, Roma, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation29
Next of kinFather, John Sim, 7 Seaton Place, Old Aberdeen, Scotland
Enlistment date3 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name26th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/43/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A55 Kyarra on 3 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll26th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 29 July 1916
Age at death from cemetery records31
Place of burialLongueval Road Cemetery (Row K, Grave No. 12), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
109
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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