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James Henry FLETCHER

Regimental number6504
Place of birthPeak Forest
SchoolChurch of England
Age on arrival in Australia29
AddressBarellan, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation39
Next of kinFather, Mrs S Fletcher, 4 Beak Forest, via Stockport, England
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date2 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Battalion, 21st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/20/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 7 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Battalion
FateKilled in Action 12 April 1918
Place of death or woundingStrazeele
Age at death33
Age at death from cemetery records33
Place of burialOuttersteene Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot II, Row A, Grave No. 54), Bailleul, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Mr and Mrs FLETCHER, Old Dam, Peak Forest, Stockport, South Australia
Family/military connectionsNil
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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