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James Robertson RAINEY

Regimental number15665
Place of birthWallsend, New South Wales
SchoolNambucca Heads Public School, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationEngineer
AddressNambucca Heads, North Coast, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinBrother, P Rainey, Nambucca Heads, North Coast, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date2 October 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll28 October 1915
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameDivisional Ammunition Column 2, Reinforcement 5
AWM Embarkation Roll number25/90/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 14 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Division Ammunition Column
FateDied of wounds 23 April 1917
Place of death or woundingNoreuil, France
Age at death25.11
Age at death from cemetery records26
Place of burialAchiet-Le-Grand Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot I, Row D, Grave No. 5), France
Commemoration detailsNambucca Heads Cemetery, New South Wales
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
14
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Robert and Agnes RAINEY. Native of Wallsend, New South Wales

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