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James RENEHAN

Regimental number5764
Place of birthBrisbane, Queensland
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationMachinist
Address51 Ferndale Street, Newtown, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinWife, Mrs T Renehan, Glen Rock, 20 Bridge Road, Glebe, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date16 August 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll10 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Battalion, 18th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/20/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A55 Kyarra on 3 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal RollHeadquarters, Australian Infantry Base Depot
FateReturned to Australia 15 November 1919
Discharge date10 March 1920
Other details

War service: Western Front

Embarked from Sydney, 3 June 1916; disembarked Plymouth, England, 3 August 1916. Proceeded overseas to France, 8 October 1916. Promoted Sergeant, 15 December 1917.

Commenced return to Australia on HT 'Ypiranga', 15 November 1919; disembarked Sydney, 9 January 1920; discharged, 10 March 1920.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

Date of death5 July 1955
Place of burialLiverpool Cemetery

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