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James Frederick McGORRIN

Regimental number33929
Place of birthMarrickville, New South Wales
SchoolSt Bridgets Catholic School Marrickville, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
Address'Ellesmere', Church Street, Marrickville, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, James McGorrin, 'Ellesmere', Church Street, Marrickville, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date27 September 1916
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade, March 1917 Reinforcements
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/128/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A74 Marathon on 10 May 1917
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Field Artillery Brigade
FateKilled in Action 27 September 1918
Place of death or woundingRoisel, France
Age at death22
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialRoisel Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot I, Row M, Grave No. 16), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James and Harriet MCGORRIN, 'Warwick', Kitchener Road, Artarmon, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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