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James Elvey FAIRS

Regimental number2648
Place of birthSussex, England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationBedmaker
AddressCollier Road, Bayswater, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, George Fairs, Collier Road, Bayswater, Western Australia
Enlistment date16 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name28th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/45/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 2 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll51st Battalion
FateDied of wounds 6 July 1916
Age at death from cemetery records18
Place of burialEstaires Communal Cemetery (Plot III, Row F, Grave No. 15), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
152
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: George and Ellen FAIRS, Collier Road, Bayswater, Western Australia

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