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James Charles GLEESON

Regimental number4123
Place of birthKilkee, Ireland
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationEngine-driver
Address83 Henley Beach Road, Mile End, South Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation37
Next of kinWife, Mrs Olive Gleeson, 83 Henley Beach Road, Mile End, South Australia
Enlistment date10 December 1915
Place of enlistmentAdelaide, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name27th Battalion, 10th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/44/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board RMS Mongolia on 9 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Machine Gun Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 4 January 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in South Australian Garden of Remembrance
Date of death6 April 1948
SourcesNAA: B2455, GLEESON James Charles

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