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James William WESTON

Regimental number544
Place of birthLiverpool, England
Age on arrival in Australia22
ReligionChurch of England
Addressc/o Mrs E Ashby, Oxford Road, Gomersal, Leeds, Yorkshire, England
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinMrs A W Weston, Ashby, England
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date17 February 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name25th Battalion B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/42/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 29 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll25th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 5 August 1916
Place of death or woundingSomme Sector, France
Age at death26
Place of burialWarloy-Baillon Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot VII, Row 23, Grave 23), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John Richard and Mary Elizabeth WESTON.

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