James Henry EVERATT

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EVERATT, James Henry

Service Number: 3692
Enlisted: 17 August 1915, Adelaide, South Australia
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 48th Infantry Battalion
Born: Biggs Flat, South Australia, 20 June 1896
Home Town: Adelaide, South Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Labourer
Died: Killed in Action, France, 5 August 1916, aged 20 years
Cemetery: Serre Road Cemetery No.2
Memorials: Adelaide National War Memorial, Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

17 Aug 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Adelaide, South Australia
2 Dec 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 3692, 16th Infantry Battalion, Battle for Pozières
2 Dec 1915: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 3692, 16th Infantry Battalion, RMS Malwa, Adelaide
5 Aug 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 3692, 48th Infantry Battalion, Battle for Pozières

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Biography

"THE LATE PRIVATE J. H. EVERATT.

News has been received by Miss H. Everatt, of Adelaide, that her brother, Private James Henry Everatt, was killed in action in France on August 5 last. He was 20 years of age, and left for the front from Adelaide on December 2, 1915. Prior to enlisting he was employed on a sheep station at Reedy Creek, and was well liked on account of his genial and kindly disposition." - from the Adelaide Chronicle 30 Sep 1916 (nla.gov.au)

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