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James George TWINING

Regimental number3943
Place of birthAshfield, New South Wales
SchoolAshfield Public School, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationWireworker
AddressHugh Street, Ashfield, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs A Twining, Hugh Street, Ashfield, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date12 October 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name19th Battalion, 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/36/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A54 Runic on 20 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll55th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 30 September 1918
Place of death or woundingHesbecourt, France
Age at death21
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialRoisel Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot II, Row H, Grave No. I), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
161
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Frederick William and Ada TWINING, Lily Cottage, Hugh Street, Ashfield, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsBrother: Two brothers served in late war.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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