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James Magnus JAMIESON

Regimental number5841
Place of birthJunee, New South Wales
SchoolMarinna Public School, New South Wales
ReligionMethodist
OccupationFarmer
AddressGreenvale, Junee, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinFather, Gilbert Jamieson, Greenvale, Junee, New South Wales
Previous military serviceWon many medals and badges, including Bronze Medal and badge for winning first stage of Kings ?? at Bisley in 1914, just prior to declaration of war, the only Australian who has won 1st stage of Bistar, Kings.
Enlistment date29 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name17th Battalion, 16th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/34/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 7 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll17th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 19 April 1917
Age at death28.4
Age at death from cemetery records28
Place of burialGrevillers British Cemetery (Plot I, Row D, Grave No. 7), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
83
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Gilbert and Margaret JAMIESON, Junee, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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