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James Vincent HOUSTON

Regimental number19681
Place of birthHawthorn, Victoria
SchoolCatholic School
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressEastgate Street, West Coburg, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, W S Houston, Eastgate Street, West Coburg, Victoria
Enlistment date3 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 8, Battery 29
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/36/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A7 Medic on 20 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Field Artillery Brigade
FateKilled in Action 24 April 1918
Age at death21
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialBonnay communal Cemetery Extension (Row A, Grave No. 33), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Margaret HOUSTON, Eastgate Street, West Coburg, Victoria. Native of Hawthorne
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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