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James Tinnock Bulkley GAVIN

Regimental number6191
Place of birthLongreach, Queensland
SchoolLongreach Presentation Convent, Qld (Catholic)
AddressLongreach, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Height6' 1"
Weight125 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Rose Gavin, Longreach, Queensland
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date26 April 1916
Place of enlistmentBrisbane, Queensland
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name26th Battalion, 17th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/43/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A75 Marathon on 27 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll26th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 4 October 1917
Place of death or woundingZonnebeke, Belgium
Age at death23
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialYpres Reservoir Cemetery (Plot VII, Row B, Grave No. 3), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Rose GAVIN, (nee Le Poer), Bulkeley House, Longreach, Queensland
Family/military connectionsBrother: 6188 Pte Gavin Gordon Bulkeley Gavin, 26th Bn, killed in action, 4 October 1917.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, GAVIN James Tinnock Bulkley

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