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James Patrick CARN

Regimental number5832
Date of birth6 July 1895
Place of birthBowden, South Australia
SchoolSt. Zaviour's Grammar School, South Australia; Bowden Public School, South Australia
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressCheltenham, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs E Carn, Stroud Street, Cheltenham, South Australia
Previous military serviceServed in the Cadets
Enlistment date24 April 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name10th Battalion, 18th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/27/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A37 Barambah on 27 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll10th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 24 April 1918
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death23.4
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialMeteren Military Cemetery (Plot IV, Row G, Grave No. 752), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James and Ellen CARN, Stroud Street, Cheltenham, South Australia. Native of Adelaide
Other detailsWar service: France, Belgium, England

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