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James DOBING

Regimental number5002
Place of birthKeiraville, New South Wales
SchoolKeiraville Public School, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationWheeler
AddressParson Street, Zlotkowski via Wollongong, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, C Dobing, Parson Street, Zlotkowski via Wollongong, New South Wales
Enlistment date19 January 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll7 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name20th Battalion, 13th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/37/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A31 Ajana on 5 July 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll36th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 22 January 1917
Place of death or woundingArmentieres, France
Age at death24
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialCite Bonjean Military Cemetery (Plot IV, Row D, Grave No. 45), Armentieres, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
126
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Christopher and Elizabeth DOBING, Keiraville, Wollongong, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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