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Alfred William JAMES

Regimental number228
Place of birthDeniliquin, New South Wales
SchoolYarrawonga State School, Victoria
OccupationBlacksmith and farrier
AddressMurphy Street, Yarrawonga, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinFather, A James, Murphy Street, Yarrawonga, Victoria
Enlistment date10 September 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Light Horse Regiment, B Squadron
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/13/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A16 Star Of Victoria on 25 February 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Light Horse Regiment
FateKilled in Action 7 August 1916
Place of death or woundingThe Desert, Egypt
Age at death26
Age at death from cemetery records27
Place of burialNo known grave
Commemoration detailsJerusalem Memorial, Palestine
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Alfred and Elizabeth Ann JAMES, Yarrawonga, Victoria

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