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James Francis DONOVAN

Regimental number6254
Place of birthVictoria
SchoolSt Augustine's (Catholic) School, Yarraville, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
Address64 Nelson Street, Yarraville,Vic
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation31
Next of kinWife, Mrs E Donovan, 64 Nelson Street, Yarraville, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed for 8 years in Citizen Military Forces.
Enlistment date10 February 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll21 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name14th Battalion, 20th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/31/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A15 Port Sydney on 7 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll14th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 25 March 1917
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death32
Age at death from cemetery records32
Place of burialNorwich Cemetery (54, 704), Norfolk.
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Hannah DONOVAN, husband of Elizabeth DONOVAN, 7 Creig Street, Seddon, Victoria
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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