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James Simon FREEBODY

Regimental number3149
Place of birthArable New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationCoach driver
AddressDalgety, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinMother, Mrs Mary Ann James, Yandra Station, Nimmitabel, New South Wales
Enlistment date14 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name53rd Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/70/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A29 Suevic on 11 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll53rd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 27 August 1917
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death13 May 1930
Place of burialNimmitabel Cemetery, New South Wales

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