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Joseph James VALLI

Regimental number1626
Place of birthGolden Square, Victoria
SchoolMarist Brothers (Catholic) College, Bendigo, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationBlacksmith
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinMother, Sarah J Valli, 578 High Street, Golden Square, Bendigo, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed four years in Senior Cadets.
Enlistment date1 December 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name7th Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/24/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A54 Runic on 19 February 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll7th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 24 August 1916
Age at death20
Age at death from cemetery records20
Place of burialCandry Old Communal Cemetery (Row C, Grave No. 3), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
52
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Sarah J. VALLI, 378 High Street, Golden Square, Bendigo, Victoria
Family/military connectionsNephew of Pte Baptist Valli (killed in action in France). Cousin of Pte John Shooker MM and brother Pte John Valli.

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