|Place of birth||Penola, South Australia|
|Address||Penola, South Australia|
|Age at embarkation||45|
|Next of kin||Sister, Mrs James Clifford, Penola, South Australia|
|Previous military service||Nil|
|Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll|
|Place of enlistment||Adelaide, South Australia|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||32nd Battalion, 5th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/49/2|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A9 Shropshire on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||6th Light Horse Regiment|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
War service: Egypt, Western Front
Embarked Alexandria, Egypt, to join the British Expeditionary Force, 20 June 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 30 June 1916.
Proceeded to unit from 5th Australian Divisional Base Depot, Etaples, 29 July 1916; taken on strength of 32nd Bn, 2 August 1916.
On special leave to England, 18 August 1917; rejoined unit, 29 August 1917.
On leave to England, 20 November 1918.
Admitted to No 1 Australian Auxiliary Hospital, Harefield, 5 December 1918 (debility on account of age, he is on account of general weakness, unable to 'carry on'); discharged, 9 December 1918; marched into No 2 Command Depot, Weymouth, 10 December 1918.
Commenced return to Australia on board 'Nivasa', 5 March 1919; disembarked, 25 April 1919; discharged Adelaide (termination of period of engagement), 10 June 1919.
Total war service: 3 years 158 days (of which 3 years 32 days were abroad).Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Sources||NAA: B2455, REID James|