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James AITKEN

Regimental number1127
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationLabourer
AddressCraigmaillen, Bathgate, Scotland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, James Aitken, Craigmaillen, Bathgate, Scotland
Enlistment date2 March 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll4 March 1915
Rank on enlistmentCorporal
Unit name17th Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/34/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board Transport A32 Themistocles on 12 May 1915
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll17th Battalion
Promotions

2nd Lieutenant


Unit: INF17
Promotion date: 1 January 1919

Lieutenant


Unit: INF17
Promotion date: 1 April 1919

FateReturned to Australia 28 August 1919

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