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James Joseph MALLON

Regimental number1933
Place of birthBurke, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationStation hand
AddressCunnamulla, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Height5' 8"
Weight136 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Katherine Mallon, Enngonia, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil (previously rejected on account of lacking two toes on left foot)
Enlistment date6 January 1916
Place of enlistmentToowoomba, Queensland
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name52nd Battalion 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/69/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A46 Clan Mcgillivray on 1 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll49th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 23 July 1919
Discharge date24 January 1920
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Port Lincoln', 23 July 1919; disembarked Sydney, 20 September 1919; discharged (medically unfit), Sydney, 24 January 1920.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death6 October 1967
Place of burialWollongong Cemetery, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, MALLON James Joseph

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