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James VOLK

Regimental number763
Place of birthYarraville, Victoria
SchoolBrighton State School, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationDriver
Address117 Chomley Street, East Prahran, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinMrs E Volk, 117 Chomley Street, East Prahran, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed three years in Volunteer's Forces of Prahran.
Enlistment date15 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name5th Battalion, G Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/22/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A3 Orvieto on 21 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2ndinf Brigade HQ
FateKilled accidentally 27 January 1916
Place of death or woundingEngland
Age at death25.9
Place of burialRickmansworth Cemetery (Plot D, Row 5, Grave 18), Hertford.
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
2
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Jacob and Elizabeth VOLK.

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