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James Alexander SCANLON

Regimental number1123
Place of birthMackay, Queensland
Other NamesSCANLAN
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationPearler
AddressBroome, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinFather, M J Scanlon, Broome, Western Australia
Enlistment date25 May 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll26 May 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name28th Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/45/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A11 Ascanius on 29 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll28th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 12 April 1916
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Michael Joseph and Margaret SCANLAN
Other details

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

Age at death45
Place of burialKarrakatta Cemetery, Perth, Western Australia

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