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James St Lawrence TACEY

Regimental number295
Place of birthBreeza Plains, Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMiner
AddressMount Morgan, Queensland
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation38
Height5' 9"
Weight134 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs Cissie Tacey, Patterson Street, Mount Morgan, Queensland
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date17 September 1915
Place of enlistmentRockhampton, Queensland
Rank on enlistmentSapper
Unit nameMining Corps 1, Company 1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 20 February 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSapper
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Electrical, Mechanical Mining & Boring Company
FateReturned to Australia 8 November 1918
Discharge date15 February 1919
Other details

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Gaika', 8 November 1918; disembarked Melbourne, 29 December 1918, for onward travel to Brisbane; discharged (medically unfit), Brisbane, 15 February 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death27 April 1925
Age at death49
Place of burialToowong Cemetery, Queensland
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