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James LESTER

Regimental number434
Place of birthSouth Yarra Victoria
ReligionProtestant
OccupationFireman
Address29 Portland Place, South Yarra, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinMother, Mrs Margaret Lester, 29 Portland Place, South Yarra, Victoria
Enlistment date20 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name5th Battalion, C Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/22/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A3 Orvieto on 21 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 19 January 1916

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