PLATT, James William

Service Number –   101/753.

Rank –   Private.

Unit / Division –   16th  Battalion.

Enlistment Date –   17  November  1914.

Address on Enlistment –   Bunbury,  W. A.

Occupation on Enlistment –   Butcher.

Next of Kin on Enlistment –   Father-  William  K  Platt,  Mother-  Elizabeth  Platt,  both  of  Warnock  Hall,  Edward  Street,  Bondi,  N.S.W.

 

Religion –   Church  of  England.

Embarkation Details –   From  Melbourne  on  22  December  1914  on  HMAT  A40  “ Ceramic “.

KIA / Mortally Wounded –

Date –   2  May  1915.

Place –   Gallipoli,  Turkey.

Age at Death –   20.

Burial Location / Commemoration Details –   Lone  Pine  Memorial,  Gallipoli,  Turkey  (  Panel  56 ).  – ( No  Known  Grave  ).

Panel Number, Roll of Honour (Australian War Memorial) –   80.

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