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James Bertram SNELLING

Regimental number2473
Place of birthHammersmith, London England
SchoolHammersmith School, London, England
Age on arrival in Australia18
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationRailway porter
AddressGeorge Street, Liverpool, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, J A Snelling, 43 Station Road, Askew Road, Shepherd's Bush, Lonmdon, England
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date10 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name19th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/36/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A32 Themistocles on 5 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 22 March 1918
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death24
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialSpoilband Cemetery (Plot I, Row K, Grave No. 21), Zillebeke, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
42
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Son of James SNELLING, 4 Leamington Terrace, Spring Grove Road, Chiswick, London, England. Native of Hammersmith, London, England

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