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James DILLON

Regimental number170
Place of birthLaunceston, Tasmania
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
AddressLaunceston, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, John Dillon, 31 Dry Street, Inveresk, Launceston, Tasmania
Enlistment date17 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name40th Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/57/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Hobart, Tasmania, on board HMAT A35 Berrima on 1 July 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll51st Battalion
FateDied of wounds 4 May 1918
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialCrouy British Cemetery (Plot I, Row D, Grave No. 5), Crouy-Sur-Somme, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
152
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Clara DILLON. Native of Launceston, Tasmania
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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