James MEGAW

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MEGAW, James

Service Number: 599
Enlisted: 25 September 1914, Enlisted at Helena Vale, WA
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 16th Infantry Battalion
Born: Bathurst, New South Wales, 1883
Home Town: Northam, Northam, Western Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Labourer
Died: Killed in action, Gallipoli, 2 May 1915
Cemetery: Quinn's Post Cemetery, ANZAC
Row D, Grave 12 Name appears on www.cwgc.org as James Megan
Memorials: Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour, Jennacubbine War Memorial , Northam Fallen
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World War 1 Service

25 Sep 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 599, 16th Infantry Battalion, Enlisted at Helena Vale, WA
22 Dec 1914: Involvement Private, SN 599, 16th Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
22 Dec 1914: Embarked Private, SN 599, 16th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Ceramic, Melbourne

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Next of kin given as a friend J. Handford of Northam, WA

Son of Anna Maria Megaw of 99 Lambert Street, Bathurst, NSW.

Brother of Elizabeth Edwards nee Megaw of 10 McDonald Street, Leichhardt, NSW

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