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Regimental number2428
Place of birthLondon, England
ReligionRoman Catholic
Address114 McTurpitt Street, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinSister, E. Smith, Palmerston, Ontario, Canada
Enlistment date14 October 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll15 October 1915
Place of enlistmentHolsworthy New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name31st Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/48/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A68 Anchises on 14 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll31st Battalion
FateKilled in Action 4 October 1917
Place of burialPerth Cemetery (China Wall) (Plot III, Row K, Grave No. 18), Zillebeke, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
TRUE NAMES JACOBS. Served as SMITH, stated to be JACOBS, James
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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