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James Arthur SPINKS

Regimental number2440
Date of birth22 February 1894
Place of birthMetz, New South Wales
SchoolPublic School, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMiner
AddressWest Hillgrove, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, James Spinks, Tungstan via Deepwater, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date1 May 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name33rd Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/50/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A30 Borda on 17 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll33rd Battalion
FateKilled in Action 2 June 1918
Place of death or woundingVillers-Bretonneux, France
Age at death24
Place of burialVillers-Bretonneux Military Cemetery (Plot XII, Row F, Grave 9), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
123
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James and Emily SPINKS, Tungsten, New South Wales
Other detailsWar service: France

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