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Regimental number4323
Place of birthLimerick, Ireland
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressCawthorne Street, Southwark, Adelaide, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation40
Height5' 8"
Weight158 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs O L Tibey, Cawthorne Street, Southwark, Adelaide, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date27 August 1915
Place of enlistmentDubbo, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name1st Battalion, 13th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/18/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 20 December 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll54th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 19-20 July 1916
Place of burialNo known grave
Commemoration detailsV.C. Corner (Panel No 11), Australian Cemetery, Fromelles, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Found guilty, Zeitoun, 21 January 1916, of being absent without leave from 0930 hours, 18 January 1916, until 2130 hours, 20 January 1916: forfeited 3 days' pay by Royal Warrant.

Allotted to and proceeded to 54th Bn from 1st Training Bn, Zeitoun, 16 February 1916; joined 54th Bn, Tel el Kebir, 16 February 1916.

Found guilty, 15 March 1916, of overstaying leave from Tattoo, 13 March 1916, until Tattoo, 14 March 1916: awarded 2 days' Field Punishment No 2 and forfeited 2 days' pay by Royal Warrant.

Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 19 June 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 29 June 1916.

Killed in action, 19/20 July 1916.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, TIBEY James

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