James William WADSWORTH

Regimental number2684
Place of birthYorkshire, England
SchoolElementary Board School, England
Age on arrival in Australia19
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationSleeper cutter
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kin41 Abbey Walk Coronation Road, Halifax, England
Enlistment date2 June 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll1 June 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name11th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/28/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A68 Anchises on 2 September 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll51st Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularPte Wadsworth enlisted May 1915 at Blk Boy Camp Perth into 8th Rifles 11th Battalion after having several times previously volunteered being rejected simply on account of short stature.
FateDied of wounds 1 September 1916
Place of death or woundingDied of leg wounds in Hospital "Etaplis".
Age at death23
Place of burialEtaples Military Cemetery (Plot X, Row B, Grave 1), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
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