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Holland James William ABEL

Regimental number16841
Place of birthDunstan, Durham, England
Age on arrival in Australia16
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationDairy hand
AddressPaddington, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, William Abel, Primrose Dairy, Julilee Estate, Paddington, Queensland
Enlistment date12 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameAustralian Camel Field Ambulance
AWM Embarkation Roll number26/60/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A42 Boorara on 10 May 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Light Horse Field Ambulance
FateReturned to Australia 15 June 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Palestine

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death4 February 1937
Age at death40
Place of burialToowong Cemetery, Brisbane, Queensland

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