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James Lawrence POPPLEWELL

Regimental number5760
Place of birthTimuka, New Zealand
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationCook and baker
AddressSydney Road, Auburn, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation36
Next of kinWife, Mrs M Popplewell, Sydney Road, Lidcombe, New South Wales
Enlistment date17 January 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll8 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Battalion, 18th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/20/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A55 Kyarra on 3 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 31 January 1918
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Joseph and Catherine POPPLEWELL
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death23 November 1941
Age at death60
Place of burialPoint Clare Cemetery, New South Wales

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