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James Bertram AITKEN

Regimental number3661
Place of birthRenfrewshire, Scotland
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationBoilermaker's assistant
AddressPort Adelaide, South Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation33
Next of kinWife, Mrs J R Aitken, 'Minories', Port Adelaide, South Australia
Enlistment date29 December 1916
Place of enlistmentAdelaide, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name5th Pioneer Battalion, Reinforcement 9
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/17/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A48 Seang Bee on 10 February 1917
Rank from Nominal RollSapper
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Field Company Engineers
FateReturned to Australia 5 April 1919

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