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James Gerald RAWSON

Place of birthKyneton Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationDraper
AddressKyneton, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation34
Next of kinWife, Mrs Vida Mary Rawson, 7 Gordon Grove, Malvern, Victoria
Enlistment date1 June 1916
Rank on enlistmentLieutenant
Unit name59th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/76/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A9 Shropshire on 25 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll59th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 5 July 1918
Place of burialVignacourt British Cemetery (Plot II, Row E, Grave No. 14), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
168
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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