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JAMES JOSEPH * SANKEY

Regimental number6087
Place of birthGoondiwindi, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
AddressPomona, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinMother, Mrs E Sankey, Pomona, Queensland
Enlistment date22 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name15th Battalion, 19th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/32/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A50 Itonus on 8 August 1916
Regimental number from Nominal Roll6087A
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll11th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 10 August 1918
Age at death from cemetery records26
Place of burialHeath Cemetery (Plot VII, Row D, Grave No. 19), Harbonnieres, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
64
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Jeremiah and Emma SANKEY, Pomona, Queensland
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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