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James Henry WELLS

Regimental number4786
Place of birthHeaton Chapel England
Age on arrival in Australia21
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationWharf Attendant
Addressc/o H Dawe, Milford, Washington Street, Kogarah, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinMother, Mrs J Wells, 2 Barnfield Road, Davenport, Stockport, Chelsea, England
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date20 November 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name20th Battalion, 12th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/37/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 13 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll20th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 8 April 1918
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death32
Place of burialPicquigny British Cemetery (Row G, Grave 8), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James Henry and Helen Jane WELLS.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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