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James Charles SPALDING

Regimental number5772
Place of birthDeniliquin New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
AddressWanganella, via Deniliquin, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinWife, Mrs F R Spalding, Wanganella, via Deniliquin, New South Wales
Enlistment date21 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name6th Battalion, 18th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/23/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A33 Ayrshire on 3 July 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll59th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette' No. 31448 (11 July 1919); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 124 (30 October 1919).

FateReturned to Australia 10 June 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Photo: Kent Fedorowich
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death14 March 1961
Age at death72
Place of burialDeniliquin Cemetery, New South Wales

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