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James VANE

Regimental number3463
Place of birthSydney, New South Wales
ReligionCongregational
OccupationFitter
Address93 O'Connor Street, Haberfield, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Height5'7.75"
Weight130 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs. S. Vane, 39 O'Connor Street, Haberfield, Sydney, New South Wales
Previous military serviceCitizen Forces 2 yrs
Enlistment date30 July 1915
Place of enlistmentWarwick Farm, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Battalion, 11th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/20/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 2 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll13th Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 11 January 1918
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Thomas and Susan VANE. Plaque in New South Wales Garden of Remembrance.
Discharge date5 September 1918
Other details

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Port Darwin', 11 January 1918; disembarked Melbourne, 4 March 1918; discharged (medically unfit), Sydney, 5 September 1918.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

Death attributed to war service.
Date of death11 March 1936
Age at death39
Place of burialNorthern Suburbs Crematorium, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, VANE James

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