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James William UPCHURCH

Regimental number1320
Place of birthOatlands, Tasmania
SchoolState School, Oatlands, Tasmania
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationSalesman
Address350 St Kilda Road, Melbourne, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinFather, Joseph Upchurch, Hamilton, Tasmania
Enlistment date21 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name38th Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/55/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A54 Runic on 20 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll59th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 30 November 1917
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death29
Age at death from cemetery records29
Place of burialTrois-Arbres Cemetery (Plot II, Row B, Grave No. 29), Steenwerck, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
169
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Joseph and Jane UPCHURCH, Oatlands, Tasmania. Commemorated in St Peter's Anglican Churchyard, Oatlands, Tasmania. Parents: Joseph (d. 8 October 1924, aged 66, bu. St Peter's Anglican Churchyard, Oatlands, Tasmania) and Jane UPCHURCH (d. 2 July 1937, aged 77, bu. St Peter's, Oatlands)~
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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