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James Henry OATES

Regimental number930
Place of birthWarwick, Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressTenterfield PO, Tenterfield, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinUncle, J Carley, Thanes Creek near Warwick, Queensland
Enlistment date6 March 1916
Place of enlistmentArmidale, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name33rd Battalion, C Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/50/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A74 Marathon on 4 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Battalion
FateKilled in Action 25 October 1917
Age at death from cemetery records20
Place of burialBelgian Battery Corner Cemetery (Plot II, Row E, Grave No. 10), Ypres, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
37
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Jacob and Annie OCHS. Native of Warwick, Queensland. SEE OCHS the true family name
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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