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James Alexander FARRY

Regimental number17
Place of birthWest Maitland, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressMelbourne Street, West Maitland, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation30
Height5' 4.75"
Weight130 lbs
Next of kinUncle, James Farry, Melbourne Street, West Maitland, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed for 12 years in the Devnshire Regiment
Enlistment date17 September 1914
Place of enlistmentBrisbane, Queensland
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name15th Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/32/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A40 Ceramic on 22 December 1914
Regimental number from Nominal Roll7
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll15th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 9 August 1919
Other details

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

SourcesNAA: B2455, FARRY James Alexander

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