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James Felix CECINI

Regimental number1641
Place of birthRavenswood, Queensland
SchoolConvent Catholic, Ravenswood, Queensland
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationMiner
AddressRavenswood, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinMother, Mrs Mary Ann Cecini, Ravenswood, Queensland
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date14 January 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll10 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name47th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/64/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board SS Hawkes Bay on 20 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll47th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 7 June 1917
Place of death or woundingMessines, Belgium
Age at death24
Place of burialMessines Ridge British Cemetery (Plot IV, Row E, Grave No. 2), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
143
Family/military connectionsCousin: 5781 Peter James CECINI, 26th Bn, killed in action, 4 October 1917.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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