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Joseph William ELMS

Regimental number16128
Place of birthLeichhardt, Sydney, New South Wales
SchoolTregworth Public School
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationClerk
AddressMascot, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs E Wood, Hardy Street, Mascot, New South Wales
Enlistment date11 January 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll11 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameNovember 1916 Reinforcements
AWM Embarkation Roll number26/99/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A29 Suevic on 11 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll6th Field Artillery Brigade
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularEnlisted on 11th January, 1916 - A.A.M.C. Reinforcements Taken on Strength, 5th Field Amb. - 14th March, 1917.
FateKilled in Action 20 April 1917
Place of death or woundingLagnicourt, France
Age at death21
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialQueant Road Cemetery (Special Memorial B. 9), Buissy, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
182
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James Albert ELMS and his Edith WOOD his wife

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