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metadata.territoryanzacs.dc.title: James Scharber
Name: Scharber, James
Rank: Private
Service Number: 2719
Place of Birth: Jamestown (S.A.)
Next of Kin: Louis Scharber - Brother ; Arltunga, N.T.
Biographical notes: Forrest Richardson 3429, 15th Battalion, named Jim Scharber in his will. Scharber and Richardson discovered tin at Marranboy.
Occupation: Miner
Date of Enlistment: 5-Jun-1916
Age at Enlistment: 37
Place of Enlistment: Darwin
Unit: 4th Pioneer Battalion, 5 Reinforcement
Service: Australian Imperial Force
Date of Death: 1958-07-31
Place of Death: Darwin
Service History: Unit embarked from Brisbane on board HMAT A49 'Seang Choon' on 19 September 1916. Wounded in action gun shot wound right thigh and arm 5 July 1918. Returned to Australia 1 July 1919 on HT 'Frankfurt'. Returned to Darwin 8 October 1919 via 'Mataram'.
Related link: "Maranboy Tinfield", Northern Territory Times and Gazette. 5 October 1918: p.12.
"Our Boys at the Front", Northern Territory Times and Gazette, 10 May 1917: p.20.
"Our Boys at the Front", Northern Territory Times and Gazette, 19 January 1918: p.9.
Service Record
Embarkation Roll - HMAT A49 'Seang Choon'
Unit War Diary
Nominal Roll
"Personal." Northern Territory Times and Gazette, 9 March 1918: p.19.
metadata.territoryanzacs.dc.subject.*: ANZAC
Australia. Army. Australian and New Zealand Army Corps -- History
World War, 1914-1918 -- Northern Territory
Appears in Collections:Returned ANZACs

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