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James Albert TYNAN

Regimental number4500
Place of birthCollingwood, Melbourne
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationFarmer
AddressCommonwealth Bank, Melbourne, Savings Bank No 87299
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28
Height5' 6"
Weight150 lbs
Next of kinBrother, Mr F Tynan, Day Trap, Chinkapook, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date22 April 1915
Place of enlistmentSea Lake, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name5th Battalion, 15th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/22/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on 7 March 1916
Regimental number from Nominal Roll5000
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Division Ammunition Column
FateReturned to Australia 12 June 1918
Discharge date7 September 1918
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Essex', 7 June 1918; disembarked Sydney, 1 August 1918, for onward travel to Melbourne; discharged, Melbourne, 7 September 1918.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

Death attributed to war service.
Date of death24 January 1937
Place of burialBendigo Cemetery, Victoria
SourcesNAA: B2455, TYNAN James Albert

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