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James MARSH

Regimental number3540
Place of birthAdelaide South Australia
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationDriver
Address127 Whitmore Square, Adelaide, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinMother, Mrs Ellen Marsh, 127 Whitmore Square, Adelaide, South Australia
Enlistment date21 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name27th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/44/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A30 Borda on 12 January 1916
Regimental number from Nominal Roll3540A
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll10th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 30 July 1916
Age at death from cemetery records28
Place of burialMont Huon Military Cemetery (Plot I, Row A, Grave No. 4), Le Treport, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
59
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Commemorated in West Terrace Cemetery, Adelaide, South Australia. Parents: James (d. 15 March 1923, aged 67; bu. West Terrace) and Ellen Mary (d. 15 September 1926, aged 65; bu. West Terrace) MARSH, Addison Road, Black Forest, South Australia. Native of Adelaide
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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