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James Sydney John PARSISSONS

Regimental number97
Place of birthNew Norfolk, Tasmania
Place of birthHamilton, Tasmania
SchoolMacquarie State School, Tasmania
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressGlenelg, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, Jack Parsissons, Glenelg, Tasmania
Enlistment date23 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit name40th Battalion, Machine Gun Section
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/57/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Hobart, Tasmania, on board HMAT A35 Berrima on 1 July 1916
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll40th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 11 August 1918
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death24
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialHeath Cemetery (Plot II, Row H, Grave No. 20), Harbonnieres, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
133
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Killed in action 11th August, 1918. Parents: James and Elizabeth PARISSONS, Glenelg, Gretna, Tasmania

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