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James Montrose MAUGHAN

Regimental number2569
Date of birth16 March 1893
Place of birthAdelaide, South Australia, Australia
ReligionMethodist
OccupationSurveryor
AddressWilkinson Road, Parkside, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22.5
Height5' 10"
Weight168 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Elsie Maughan, Wilkinson Road, Parkside, South Australia
Previous military serviceServed for 4 years in the Volunteer Senior Cadets; unit disbanded.
Enlistment date30 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentActing Sergeant
Unit name27th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/44/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A24 Benalla on 27 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll27th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 28 March 1919
Discharge date26 May 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Karoola', 28 March 1919; discharged (appointment terminated), 26 May 1919.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

Also served in World War II: Service No SX21786.

Died as a result of a wartime accident, 2 June 1943.
Miscellaneous detailsSurname incorrectly entered on Embarkation Roll as MANGHAN.
Date of death2 June 1943
Age at death50
Place of burialIpswich General Cemetery, Queensland

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