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James McCUSKER

Date of birth7 January 1888
Other NamesMcCusker, John
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationDoctor of medicine
AddressGrand Hotel, Melbourne, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinFather, J McCuisker, 'Dromoni', County Tyrone, Ireland
Enlistment date1 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentCaptain
Unit name38th Battalion, Headquarters
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/55/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A54 Runic on 20 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollCaptain
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Army Medical Corps
Promotions

Captain


Unit: Australian Army Medical Corps
Promotion date: 1 March 1916

Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches (altered from Military Cross)


'Work at Armentieres on 1 January 1917 and on 26-27 February 1917.'
Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette, second Supplement, No. 30107 (1 June 1917); 'Commonwealth Gazette No. 169 (4 October 1917).
Recommendation date: 4 March 1917

FateDischarged 28 September 1919

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