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James William WALL

Regimental number6842
Place of birthNorth Shields, England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationBricklayer
Address5 Mount Street, Redfern, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation33.7
Height5' 8.75"
Weight143 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs. J. Wall, 100 Gray Street, North Shields, Northumberland, England
Previous military serviceServed for 6 years in the North Shields Engineers, time expired.
Enlistment date8 August 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name2nd Battalion, 22nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/19/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT SS Port Nicholson on 8 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 2 March 1918
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Photo: Peter Dennis
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Euripides', 2 March 1918; disembarked, Melbourne, 21 March 1918, for onward travel to Sydney; discharged (medically unfit: wounded), 17 September 1918.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death15 July 1965
Age at death83
Place of burialRookwood Cemetery, Sydney, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, WALL James William

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