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James Castle BLAIR

Regimental number3234
Place of birthDunedin, New Zealand
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationWarehouseman
AddressMoonee Ponds, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation35
Next of kinSister, Lily Blair, Parry Street, Moonee Ponds, Melbourne, Victoria
Enlistment date12 July 1915
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name14th Battalion, 11th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/31/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on 11 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll14th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 30 January 1918
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Castle spelt Castles
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Listed on Essendon Rowing Club Roll of Honour.
Date of death10 July 1959
Place of burialBoxhill Cemetery

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