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James Patrick MYLNE

Regimental number1178
Place of birthSydney, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationJockey and trainer
Address13 Ross Street, Forest Lodge, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusWidower
Age at embarkation36
Height5' 5"
Weight131 lbs
Next of kinSister, Mrs Agnes Mylne, 13 Ross Street, Forest Lodge, Sydney, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date18 April 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll27 April 1915
Place of enlistmentLiverpool, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name7th Light Horse Regiment, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/12/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A23 Suffolk on 28 July 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll7th Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 10 July 1916
Discharge date18 September 1916
Other details

War service: Egypt

Taken on strength, Mediterranean Expeditionary Force, Maadi, 28 December 1915.

Taken on strength, 2nd Reserve Regiment, Maadi, 1 March 1916.

Admitted to No 2 Stationary Hospital, 5 May 1916 (fractured patella); transferred to Ambulance Train No 4, 8 May 1916, and admitted to No 3 Auxiliary Hospital, Heliopolis; discharged to duty, 15 May 1916.

Admitted to No 3 Auxiliary Hospital, 26 May 1916 (fractured patella); transferred by Ambulance Train to No 1 Auxiliary Hospital, 23 June 1916; discharged, 9 July 1916, for return to Australia for operation.

Commenced return to Australia from Suez on board HT 'Clan McGillivray', 10 July 1916; disembarked Sydney, 14 August 1916; discharged (medically unfit), Sydney, 18 September 1916.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, MYLNE James Patrick

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