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James Francis STAPLES

Regimental number4374
Place of birthCooma New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressCooma, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinFather, Harry Staples, Cooma, New South Wales
Enlistment date30 May 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name29th Battalion, 11th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/46/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A19 Afric on 3 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll29th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 24 December 1918
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in New South Wales Garden of Remembrance
Medals

Croix de Guerre (Belgium)


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 185
Date: 27 November 1918

Date of death9 September 1969

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