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William Maurice JAMES

Regimental number1917
Place of birthCollingwood, Victoria
SchoolState School
Address21 Mater Street, Collingwood, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinMother, Mrs Annie James, 21 Mater Street, Collingwood, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed in the Citizen Forces
Enlistment date13 April 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll19 April 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name22nd Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/39/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A68 Anchises on 26 August 1915
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll22nd Battalion
FateDied of wounds 5 October 1917
Place of death or woundingBelgium
Age at death22.11
Place of burialLijssenthoek Military Cemetery (Plot XX, Row F, Grave No. 6A), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Elijah Uriah and Annie JAMES, 21 Mater Street, Collingwood, Victoria
Family/military connectionsCousin: 3734 Sergeant Arthur James DUNCAN DCM MM & Bar, 10th Bn, returned to Australia, 20 May 1919.
Other details

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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