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James Daly VERNON

Regimental number1768
Place of birthRoscommon, Co Roscommon, Ireland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationClerk
AddressHonitonglist, Carey Street, Waverley, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation25
Height5' 9"
Weight139 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs C Vernon, Honitonglist, Carey Street, Waverley, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date7 May 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll21 May 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name18th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/35/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A61 Kanowna on 19 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll18th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 9 August 1918
Place of burialVillers-Bretonneux Military Cemetery (Plot XII, Row D, Grave No. 8), Fouilloy, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
87
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsSecond given name entered incorrectly on Embarkation Roll as Daley.

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