James CAREW

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CAREW, James

Service Number: 1728
Enlisted: 7 January 1915, Enlisted at Melbourne, Victoria
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 7th Infantry Battalion
Born: Tavistock, Plymouth, Devon, England, 1871
Home Town: Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Fisherman
Died: Died of wounds - head, 1st Casualty Clearing Station, Gallipoli, 5 August 1915
Cemetery: Beach Cemetery - ANZAC Cove
Plot 11, Row H, Grave 1 Rev. C. McPhee officiated
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

7 Jan 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 1728, 7th Infantry Battalion, Enlisted at Melbourne, Victoria
14 Apr 1915: Involvement Private, SN 1728, 7th Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
14 Apr 1915: Embarked Private, SN 1728, 7th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Wiltshire, Melbourne
26 May 1915: Wounded AIF WW1, Private, SN 1728, 7th Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli, Bullet wound to the right leg

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Next of kin given as his brother in law Charles King of Albury, NSW

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