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James Bernard POWELL

Regimental number887
Place of birthBasingstoke England
ReligionChurch of England
AddressRamsay Street, Haberfield, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation32
Next of kinWife, Mrs J B Powell, Ramsay Street, Haberfield, New South Wales
Enlistment date17 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentLance Corporal
Unit name2nd Battalion, H Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/19/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board Transport A23 Suffolk on 18 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 19 September 1918
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 401 Pte Baynard POWELL, 1st Bn, died of wounds, 10 May 1915; 1984 Staff sergeant George Oliver POWELL, 18th Bn, effective abroad (still overseas).
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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