The AIF Project

James John POWELL

Regimental number4507
Place of birthPaddington New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationDriver
Address124 Paddington Street, Paddington, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation35
Next of kinMother, Mrs M Powell, 124 Paddington Street, Paddington, New South Wales
Enlistment date4 November 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name17th Battalion, 11th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/34/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on 9 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll13th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 7 December 1917
Date of death7 February 1917
Age at death from cemetery records36
Place of burialDernancourt Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot V, Row A, Grave No. 10), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
70
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James and Matilda POWELL; husband of Lillian POWELL, 6 Denison Street, Waverley, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

Print format