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James PROPHET

Regimental number2385
Place of birthCarlton, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
AddressNarrandera, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation44
Height5' 5.5"
Weight142 lbs
Next of kinBrother-in-Law, E Hall, 171 Princess Street, Port Melbourne, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date16 March 1917
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll15 March 1917
Place of enlistmentNarrandera, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Light Horse Regiment, 19th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/17/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A17 Port Lincoln on 11 June 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll12th Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 15 February 1918
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Photo: Robert and Sandra Crofts
Discharge date27 August 1918
Other details

War service: Egypt, Palestine

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Ulysses', 15 February 1918; discharged (medically unfit: urethral fistula), Sydney, 27 August 1918.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death16 December 1926
Age at death63
Place of burialRookwood Necropolis (Sec. R.C. 9, 2605), Sydney, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, PROPHET James

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