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James WELLS

Regimental number2900
Place of birthHuon Tasmania
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressQueenstown, Tasmania
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation35
Next of kinWife, Mrs Alice Wells, McNmara Street, Queenstown, Tasmania
Enlistment date18 October 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll14 August 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name40th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/57/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A67 Orsova on 6 December 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll40th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 30 March 1918
Place of burialHeilly Station Cemetery (Plot VII, Row A, Grave 36), Mericourt-L'Abbe, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
133
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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