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James Edward BEST

Regimental number239
Place of birthMerino, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationHorse driver
AddressElmhurst PO, Elmhurst, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation39
Next of kinElmhurst PO, Elmhurst, Victoria
Enlistment date30 March 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll29 March 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name21st Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/38/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 10 May 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll21st Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 7 June 1918

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