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James Albert De Little AFFLECK

Regimental number38021
Date of birth2 February 1897
Place of birthWarrnambool, Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationStudent
Address'Minjah', Hawkesdale, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Height5' 11.75"
Weight170 lbs
Next of kinFather, Rutherford Albert Affleck, 'Minjah', Hawkesdale, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed for 4 years in the Senior Cadets; 2 years in the Citizen Military Forces.
Enlistment date7 February 1917
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade, Reinforcement 31
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/128/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A15 Port Sydney on 9 November 1917
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia
Discharge date9 July 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia (via America at own request) from Plymouth on board SS 'Rotterdam', 31 March 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Melbourne, 9 July 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

Also served in World War II: enlisted, 24 March 1941; discharged, 29 August 1943, as V91854 Lieutenant, 3 Garrison Reserve Bn.
SourcesNAA: B12455, AFFLECK James Albert De Little

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