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James Eric CORLESS

Regimental number5434
Place of birthMelbourne, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
Address10 Glass Street, North Melbourne, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation35
Next of kinWife, Mrs Ellen Elizabeth Corless, 10 Glass Street, North Melbourne, Victoria
Enlistment date16 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentSapper
Unit name5th Field Company Engineers, Reinforcement 2
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/24/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A35 Berrima on 17 December 1915
Rank from Nominal RollSapper
Unit from Nominal Roll15th Field Company Engineers
FateReturned to Australia 8 April 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James and Winifred CORLESS. Plaque in Victorian Garden of Remembrance.
Other details

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

Date of death23 September 1939
Age at death60
Place of burialFawkner Cemetery, Melbourne, Victoria

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