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James Henshaw COMFORT

Regimental number11567
Place of birthTaringa, Brisbane, Queensland
SchoolState School, Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
AddressGladstone Street, Mudgee, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, W E Comfort, Gladstone Street, Mudgee, New South Wales
Enlistment date1 November 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll24 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameDivisional Ammunition Column 2, Reinforcement 3
AWM Embarkation Roll number25/90/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT RMS Osterley on 15 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Divisional Ammunition Column
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularDied of nephrites ureanic, Hospital, Etaples.
FateDied of wounds 23 November 1916
Age at death24
Place of burialEtaples Military Cemetery (Plot XX, Row B, Grave No. 11A), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William Edward and Edith Margaret COMFORT, Bennetts Road, Coorparoo, Brisbane
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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