The AIF Project

James Arthur CORNWALL

Regimental number297
Date of birth22 June 1884
Place of birthNarnargoon, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationShearer
AddressGoon Nure via Bairnsdale, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation31.6
Height5' 9.5"
Weight161.5 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Mary Cornwall, Goon Nure via Bairnsdale, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date31 December 1915
Place of enlistmentWarwick, Queensland
Rank on enlistmentLance Corporal
Unit name42nd Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/59/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A30 Borda on 5 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll41st Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 9 December 1919
Discharge date21 March 1920
Other details

War service: Western Front

Married Emily Dorothea HARRY, spinster, aged 25, Kensington Parish Church, London, 24 August 1918.

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Borda', 9 December 1919; disembarked, Melbourne, 27 January 1920; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Melbourne, 21 March 1920.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

Also served in World War II: enlisted, 10 June 1941; discharged, 13 July 1944, as V15933 Corporal, 3 Garrison Brigade.
Date of death1 October 1965
Age at death81
SourcesNAA: B2455, CORNWALL James Arthur

Print format