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James Thomas OPPY

Regimental number2878
Place of birthMaryborough Victoria
AddressLogan Street, Maryborough, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, E Oppy, Logan Street, Maryborough, Victoria
Enlistment date25 June 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name5th Battalion, 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/22/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A16 Star of Victoria on 10 September 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Distinguished Conduct Medal

Recommendation date: "2 August 1916

Distinguished Conduct Medal

Recommendation date: Unspecified

Military Medal

Recommendation date: 9 September 1916"

FateReturned to Australia 28 March 1919

Military Medal

Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 62
Date: 19 April 1917

Date of death25 April 1935
Place of burialMaryborough Cemetery

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