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James Alexander PRYKE

Regimental number6088
Place of birthSofala New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressPalace Hotel, Mortlake, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation42
Next of kinBrother, Frank Pryke, Palace Hotel, Mortlake, New South Wales
Enlistment date11 September 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name21st Battalion, 17th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/38/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A19 Afric on 3 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll21st Battalion
FateKilled in Action 4 October 1917
Age at death from cemetery records44
Place of burialButtes New British Cemetery (Plot XXVIII, Row A, Grave No. 18), Polygon Wood, Zonnebeke, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Catherine PRYKE. Native of Sofala, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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