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James Robert Twomey

Name on Board JR Twomey
Name on Service
James Robert  Twomey
Enlistment Age 21
Occupation Iron Moulder
Place of Birth Newport, Vic
Next of Kin Thomas Michael and Bridget Twomey
Address Paynesville, Vic
Marital Status S
Enlistment Date 8/03/1916
Service No. 125
Enlistment Place Melbourne, Vic
Embarkation Place Melbourne
Embarkation Date 20/06/1916
Embarkation Ship HMAT Runic A54
Unit on Embarkation 38th Australian Infantry Battalion
Date of Death 13/10/1917
Unit on Death 38th Australian Infantry Battalion
Rank on Death Lance Corporal
Cause of Death KIA - Initially reported missing
Place of Wounding/
Passchendaele, Ypres, Belguim (No known grave)
Cemetery or Memorial Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres, West-Vlaanderen, Flanders, Belgium
Additional Information Address at time of enlistment: Yarra St, Newport, Vic. James Twomey's brother, Francis (Frank) Patrick Twomey (393) enlisted in September 1914.  He was invalided to Australia in in June 1916.
Additional References Williamstown Chronicle, Saturday 22 May, 1915, p2
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