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James Dyson LACY

Regimental number854
Place of birthSt Helens Station near Mackay, Queensland
SchoolArmidale Public School, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
AddressKoonya Peninsula, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation34
Next of kinFather, Dyson Lacy, Tasmanian Club, Hobart, Tasmania
Enlistment date26 March 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Light Horse Regiment, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/13/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on 13 April 1915
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Light Horse Regiment
FateDied of wounds 6 September 1918
Place of death or wounding47th Stationary Hospital, Gaza, Palestine
Age at death37
Family/military connectionsHis brother a Captain in Tunnelling Company - killed 13 August 1915. Twice mentioned in despatches and amongst the first awarded a Military Cross. (details from father; these details do not correspond to any individual listed in various rolls.)
Other details

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

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