James Robert George PROCTOR

Regimental number4490
Place of birthProspect, South Australia
OccupationCivil servant
AddressOvingham, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Height5' 5.25"
Weight117 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Ellen Proctor, Toronto Street, Ovingham, South Australia
Previous military serviceServed for 2 years in the Senior Cadets; transferred to the Citizen Military Forces, and served for 3 years in the 20th Company, Army Service Corps: still serving at time of AIF enlistment.
Enlistment date9 May 1916
Place of enlistmentAdelaide, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name32nd Battalion, 12th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/49/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A35 Berrima on 16 December 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Army Pay Corps
FateReturned to Australia 18 January 1919
Discharge date30 March 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Embarked Adelaide, 16 December 1916; disembarked Devonport, England, 16 February 1917, and marched into 8th Training Bn, Hurdcott, 18 February 1917.

Appointed Acting Sergeant, 26 February 1917.

Proceeded overseas to France, 18 September 1917; taken on strength, 43rd Bn, in the field, 29 September 1917.

Transferred to AIF Headquarters, 15 December 1918, and detached for duty with Australian Army Pay Corps.

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Margha', 18 January 1919; disembarked Adelaide, 28 February 1919; discharged, 30 March 1919.

Total war service: 2 years 326 days (of which 2 years 75 days were abroad)

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death8 July 1971