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James William SEWARD

Regimental number5896
Place of birthStaines, England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationBricklayer
AddressCoolgardie Street, Willoughby, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation34
Next of kinWife, Mrs Mary Jane Seward, Coolgardie Street, Willoughby, New South Wales
Enlistment date6 July 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll5 July 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name17th Battalion, 16th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/34/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 7 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll17th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 19 June 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Photo: Peter Dennis
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death26 March 1943
Place of burialMacquarie Park Cemetery, New South Wales

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