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John James WEST

Regimental number2424
Place of birthCharleville Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressNewcastle, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinMother, Mrs Annie Eliza West, Guy Street, Warwick, Queensland
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date22 May 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name34th Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/51/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A30 Borda on 17 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll34th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 1 October 1917
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death19.8
Family/military connectionsBrother: Thomas West, No. 1072, 13th Battalion, A. Company, 4th Infantry Bridage, killed in action.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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