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James William Victor BUSH

Regimental number7239
Place of birthCampbelltown, Tasmania
SchoolState School, Tasmania
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
AddressYork Plains, Tasmania
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation31
Next of kinWife, Mrs A Bush, York Plains, Tasmania
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date26 October 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Battalion, 24th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/29/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A48 Seang Bee on 10 February 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll12th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 10 May 1918
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death33
Age at death from cemetery records33
Place of burialOuttersteene Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot II, Row D, Grave No. 7), Bailleul, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
65
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Commemorated in St Luke's Anglican Cemetery, Campbell Town, Tasmania. Parents: Michael and Deborah BUSH; husband of A.L. BUSH, York Plains, Tasmania. Photo: Kent Fitch
Family/military connectionsCousins: 430 Pte William Thomas JONES, 40th Bn, killed in action, 12 July 1917; 1872 Pte Arthur Stanley HOODLESS, 9th Bn, died of wounds, 25 February 1917; 1837 Pte Cyril James HOODLESS, 9th Bn, died of wounds, 31 May 1917; 1448A Pte Horace Charles WOODS, 13th Bn, killed in action, 22 August 1915.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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