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James IRVIN

Regimental number5686
Place of birthGilgandra Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationFarmer
AddressTooraweenah, via Gilgandra, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinFather, H. Irvin, Sen., Tooraweenah, via Gilgandra, New South Wales
Enlistment date17 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Battalion, 18th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/20/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A55 Kyarra on 3 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Croix de Guerre (Belgium)


Work at Lihons and Hargicourt.
Recommendation date: "Unspecified"

FateReturned to Australia 31 May 1919
Medals

Croix de Guerre (Belgium)


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 91
Date: 23 July 1919

Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: Croix de Guerre (Belgium), British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death17 May 1960
Age at death70
Place of burialGilgandra Cemetery, New South Wales

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