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James Martin VINCENT

Regimental number487
Place of birthLutwyche, Queensland
SchoolLutwyche State School, Brisbane, Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressQuanaba, Bundaberg, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinFather, James Martin Vincent, Quanaba, Bundaberg, Queensland
Enlistment date12 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name31st Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/48/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A62 Wandilla on 9 November 1915
Two ships left from Melbourne carrying the 31st Battalion Headquarters and Companies A, B, C and D: HMAT A62, 'Wandilla', on 9 November 1915 and HMAT A41, 'Bakara', on 5 November 1915. It is not possible from the Embarkation Roll to determine on which ship an individual embarked.
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A41 Bakara on 5 November 1915
Two ships left from Melbourne carrying the 31st Battalion Headquarters and Companies A, B, C and D: HMAT A62, 'Wandilla', on 9 November 1915 and HMAT A41, 'Bakara', on 5 November 1915. It is not possible from the Embarkation Roll to determine on which ship an individual embarked.
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll31st Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularDied of peritonitis.
FateDied of disease 28 May 1916
Place of death or woundingEgypt
Age at death24
Place of burialCairo War Memorial Cemetery (Row F, Grave No. 75), Egypt
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
119
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James Martin and Mary VINCENT

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