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James Daniel WELLS

Regimental number4312
Place of birthYork, England
SchoolElementary School, England
Age on arrival in Australia31
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
Address120 Richmond Street, Leederville, Western Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation36
Next of kinWife, Mrs H Wells, 264 Fitzgerald Street, Perth, Western Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date14 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name11th Battalion, 13th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/28/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A30 Borda on 17 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll11th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 25 July 1916
Place of death or woundingPozieres, Somme Sector, France
Age at death37
Place of burialPozieres British Cemetery (Plot II, Row D, Grave 4), Ovillers-La-Boisselle, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
64
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Thomas Sawyer and Jane WELLS.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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