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David Thomas AITKEN

Regimental number7362
Place of birthAdelaide, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationHarness maker
AddressForestville, South Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation45
Next of kinWife, Mrs C L Aitken, 89 Leader Street, Forestville, South Australia
Enlistment date17 March 1917
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll7 March 1917
Place of enlistmentAdelaide, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name10th Battalion, 24th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/27/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A30 Borda on 23 June 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll10th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 10 June 1919
Family/military connectionsSon: 7200 Pte Francis Raymond AITKEN, 10th Bn, returned to Australia, 6 July 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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