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James Duncan SALTER

Regimental number1204
Place of birthDunolly, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationButcher
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Height5' 7"
Weight147 lbs
Next of kinFather, J P A Salter, Betley, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date26 August 1914
Place of enlistmentBroadmeadows, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Battalion, 1st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/25/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A32 Themistocles on 22 December 1914
Regimental number from Nominal Roll1194
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 9 December 1918
Discharge date23 March 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 667 Pte William Baxter SALTER, 21st Bn, killed in action, 22 March 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Leicestershire', 9 December 1918; disembarked Melbourne, 22 January 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Melbourne, 23 March 1919.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death20 February 1931
Age at death38
SourcesNAA: B2455, SALTER James Duncan

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