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James William HACKLAND

Regimental number2557
Date of birth20 February 1894
Place of birthRedfern, Sydney, New South Wales
SchoolYarramalong Public School, New South Wales from 1900 - 1901. After that was educated in Sydney.
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationCarrier
Address41 Westmoreland Street, Forest Lodge, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, John Hackland, 41 Westmoreland Street, Forest Lodge, New South Wales
Enlistment date19 March 1917
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll15 March 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Light Horse Regiment, 22nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/17/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A73 Commonwealth on 2 November 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll12th Light Horse Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 17 July 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Photo: Robert and Sandra Crofts
Other details

War service: Egypt, Palestine

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death27 December 1933
Age at death39
Place of burialRookwood Necropolis (Sec. R.C. 9 Grave 6773), Sydney, New South Wales

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