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Regimental number5357
Place of birthDublin, Ireland
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressSturt Street, Townsville, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation41
Next of kinBrother, Mr D Colclough, 53 Charlotte Street, Brisbane, Queensland
Enlistment date17 January 1916
Place of enlistmentTownsville, Queensland
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Battalion, 17th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/29/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board SS Hawkes Bay on 20 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll12th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 13 February 1917
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, COLCLOUGH James

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