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Joseph James POWER

Regimental number609
Date of birth12 February 1893
Place of birthEuroa, Victoria
SchoolState School, Euroa, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressBrook Street PO, Euroa, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, P Power, Brook Street PO, Euroa, Victoria
Enlistment date27 October 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Light Horse Regiment, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/13/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A26 Armadale on 12 February 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Light Horse Regiment
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularTwo Roll of Honour forms completed. That by mother states 'Inlisted (sic) Sept 1914 sailed in the Armadle (sic) Feb 12th 1915 - his 22nd birthday killed by Railway Accident 18th March 1915 - day of landing in Egypt.'
FateDied of accidental injuries 18 March 1915
Place of death or woundingEgypt
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialCairo War Memorial Cemetery (Row M, Grave No. 26), Egypt
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Patrick and Catherine POWER, Brock Street, Euroa, Victoria
Other details

War service: Egypt

Killed in a railway accident, 22 November 1915.

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

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