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James Paul DESMOND

Regimental number935
Place of birthHokitaki, New Zealand
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationBoilermaker
Addressc/o Grand Hotel, Tikuta, New Zealand
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation36
Next of kinCousin, Miss M Milne, c/o PO., Dunedin, New Zealand
Enlistment date8 January 1915
Place of enlistmentLiverpool, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name7th Light Horse Regiment, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/12/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Newcastle, New South Wales, on board HMAT A58 Kabinga on 21 May 1915
Rank from Nominal RollWarrant Officer (Class II)
Unit from Nominal Roll15th Light Horse Regiment
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Recommendation date: 19 September 1918

Mention in Despatches


Recommendation date: 14 December 1918

FateReturned to Australia 24 July 1919

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