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James Robert LIDDLE

Regimental number600
Place of birthAuckland, New Zealand
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationCashier
AddressEdendale, Auckland, New Zealand
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinMother, Mrs Margaret Liddle, Edendale, Auckland, New Zealand
Enlistment date1 March 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name18th Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/35/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board Transport A40 Ceramic on 25 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll18th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 14 December 1918
Discharge date24 March 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Wounded at Gallipoli, 18 September 1915 in the hand, and back of the head by schrapnel on 22 September 1915. He regained consciousness on 26 September 1915 on Embos Island and was then placed on board the hospital ship Assaye for Alexandria Hospital where his wounds were dressed. Also served in France. Was on the staff of the musketry school at Tidworth in England September 1917 - December 1918.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death--/06/1964
Place of burialBotany Cemetery, Sydney on 26 June 1964

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