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James BONEHAM

Regimental number5334
Place of birthToogoolawah Queensland
SchoolGregor's Creek State School, Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressToogoolawah, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinMother, Mrs K Boneham, Gregor's Creek via Yimbun, Queensland
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date29 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name9th Battalion, 17th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/26/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT SS Hawkes Bay on 20 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll9th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 16 March 1918
Place of death or woundingFrance
Date of death16 March 1918
Age at death31
Place of burialEtaples Military Cemetry (Plot XXXI, Row G, Grave No. 13), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
55
Family/military connectionsBrother: 45 Pte Robert BONEHAM, 41st Bn, returned to Australia, 8 May 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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