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James Neville CARLESS

Regimental number471
Place of birthNorth Melbourne, Victoria
Place of birthHotham Hill, Victoria
SchoolNorth Melbourne State School, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationCart and waggon builder
Address121 Victoria Street, Flemington, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinJ Carless, 121 Victoria Street, Flemington, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed in Essendon Military.
Enlistment date15 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name7th Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/24/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A20 Hororata on 19 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll7th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 25 April 1915
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Date of death25 April 1915
Age at death19.2
Age at death from cemetery records19
Place of burialNo. 2 Outpost Cemetery (Special Memorial 6), Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James and Fanny CARLISS, 121 Victoria Street, Flemington, Victoria
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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