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James AYRE

Regimental number1156
Place of birthMelbourne, Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationCommercial traveller
AddressRose Street, Essendon, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation33
Next of kinWife, Mrs Kate Ayre, Rose Street, Essendon, Victoria
Enlistment date17 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentCorporal
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 2, Battery 6
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/30/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A9 Shropshire on 20 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 24 August 1918
Date of death20 June 1966
Place of burialBallarat New Cemetery

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