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James McRAE

Regimental number158
Place of birthMelbourne, Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationLabourer
Address123 Nott Street, Port Melbourne, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20.3
Height5' 10.5"
Weight145 lbs
Next of kinFather, Alfred McRae, 123 Nott Street, Port Melbourne, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date18 August 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll18 March 1914
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit name2nd Field Ambulance
AWM Embarkation Roll number26/45/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on 19 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Army Medical Corps
FateReturned to Australia 12 May 1918
Discharge date23 July 1918
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Commenced return to Australia, 12 May 1918 (nursing duties); discharged (medically unfit), Melbourne, 23 July 1918.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, McRAE James

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