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James Patrick FREEMAN

Regimental number2862
Place of birthHawthorn, Victoria
SchoolSacred Heart School, Newport, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationIron driller
Address3 Latrobe Street, Newport, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, Laughlin T Freeman, 3 Latrobe Street, Newport, Victoria
Previous military serviceBrothers
Enlistment date5 July 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name2nd Pioneer Battalion, Reinforcement 6
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/14/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A17 Port Lincoln on 20 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Pioneer Battalion
FateDied of wounds 9 May 1917
Place of death or woundingBullecourt, France
Age at death25
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialGrevillers british Cemetery (Plot I, Row A, Grave No. 15), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Loughlin Thomas and Emma FREEMAN, 3 Latrobe Street, Newport, Victoria

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