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Pte. James William Bucknall
Australian Imperial Forces 33rd Btn.
from:Wharf St, Naremburn, Sydney, NSW
James Bucknall was a 26 year old Fireman when he enlisted. He was wounded at the Battle of Messines on the 7th June 1917. He was evacuated to England and admitted to the 1st Southern General Hospital in Birmingham on the 14th June suffering from gun shot wounds to his face and chest. He was discharged from the army due to his injuries and returned to his wife Jessie, in Australia onboard HMAT Persic in February 1918. James died in 1949.
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