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James CAREW

Regimental number1728
Place of birthTavistock, Devon, England
ReligionMethodist
OccupationFisherman
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation44
Next of kinBrother-in-Law, C King, Albury, New South Wales
Enlistment date7 January 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name7th Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/24/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on 14 April 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll7th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularEnlisted 8 January 1915 - 7th Bn 4th Reinforcements; taken on strength 26 April 1915; wounded at Gallipoli on two occasions - 26 April 1915 and mortally 5 August 1915.
FateDied of wounds 6 August 1915
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Date of death5 August 1915
Age at death45
Place of burialBeach Cemetery (Plot II, Row H, Grave No. 1), Anzac, Gallipoli
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
49
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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