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James GORDON

Regimental number6562
Place of birthStockton on Tees, England
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
AddressSydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23.6
Height5' 6.25"
Weight136 lbs
Next of kinBrother, W Gordon, c/o Mrs Ryan, 51 Londonderry Road, Stockton on Tees, England
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date19 January 1917
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll17 January 1917
Place of enlistmentSydney, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name17th Battalion, 19th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/34/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on 7 February 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll35th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 8 November 1918
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Photo: Robert and Sandra Crofts
Discharge date5 February 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Gaika', 8 November 1918; discharged (medically unfit, wounded: perforating trachea), Sydney, 5 February 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death21 February 1928
Age at death34
Place of burialRookwood Necropolis (Sec. R.C. 9, 3159), Sydney, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, GORDON James

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