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James Justin AVARD

Regimental number18414
Place of birthTamworth New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationEngine driver
AddressSomerton, via Tamworth, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinFather, J Avard, Post Office, Somerton, via Tamworth, New South Wales
Enlistment date10 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentGunner (A V C)
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 7, Head-Quarters
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/35/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A8 Argyllshire on 11 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollBombardier
Unit from Nominal Roll7th Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 10 January 1918
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death11 December 1961
Place of burialMt Thompson Crematorium

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