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James Edward GILDING

Regimental number1299
Place of birthCasterton Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
AddressSandford, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, Edward J Gilding, Sandford, Victoria
Previous military service72nd Infantry
Enlistment date20 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name39th Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/56/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A11 Ascanius on 27 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Flying Corps
FateReturned to Australia 6 May 1919

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