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James Robert FEW

Regimental number517
Place of birthReading, England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressCleveland Road, Morningside, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Height5' 10"
Weight140 lbs
Next of kinFather, George Few, 8 Granby Gardens, Reading Berks, England
Previous military serviceServed for 3 years in 4th Battalion Royal Berkshire Regiment
Enlistment date14 September 1914
Place of enlistmentEnoggera, Queensland
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name9th Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/26/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board Transport A5 Omrah on 24 September 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll9th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 21 December 1917
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: George and Emma FEW. Plaque in Queensland Garden of Remembrance.
Other details

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Persic', 21 December 1917; disembarked Melbourne, 12 February 1918; discharged (medically unfit), Adelaide, 9 August 1918.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death4 January 1929
Age at death42
Place of burialTingalpa Cemetery, Queensland
SourcesNAA: B2455, FEW James Robert

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