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James Vernon MATHIESON

Regimental number5420
Place of birthGoulburn New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationSign writer
Address25 Berry Street, North Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinWife, Mrs W Mathieson, 25 Berry Street, North Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date25 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name4th Battalion, 17th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/21/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 14 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 9 October 1917
Age at death from cemetery records25
Place of burialMenin Road south Military Cemetery (Plot II, Row J, Grave No. 30), Ypres, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Archibald and Mary MATHIESON; husband of Winifred MATHIESON, Beulah Park Road, Auburn, New South Wales. Native of North Sydney
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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