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James Backin BALLARDIE

Regimental number7541
Place of birthLaurencekirk, Scotland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLeather worker
Address'Lucky Mouir', Vaughan Street, Lidcombe, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation34
Height5' 6"
Weight120 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs M Ballardie, 'Lucky Mouir', Vaughan Street, Lidcombe, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date4 August 1915
Place of enlistmentLiverpool, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentSergeant (Saddler)
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 5, Battery 15
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/33/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A34 Persic on 18 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 24 November 1919
Discharge date24 January 1920
Other details

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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