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Joseph James TYLER

Regimental number2774
Place of birthNewcastle, New South Wales
SchoolCamperdown Public School, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationCook
Address9 Canon Street, Petersham, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation38
Next of kinSister, Miss Mary Tyler, 38 Trafalgar Street, Annandale, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date25 May 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name55th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/72/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 7 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll55th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 30 August 1918
Place of death or woundingProyart, near Peronne, France
Age at death40
Age at death from cemetery records40
Place of burialCerisy-Gailly Military Cemetery (Plot I, Row A, Grave No. 26), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
161
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Alfred and Mary Ann TYLER
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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