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James Edgar STAPLETON

Regimental number1196
Place of birthOberon New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationSoldier
AddressBlackspring via Oberon, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, Philip Stapleton, Blackspring via Oberon, New South Wales
Previous military serviceRoyal Australian Garrison Artillery
Enlistment date19 October 1917
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameHeavy Artillery Group 36, Reinforcement 15
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/49/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on 2 February 1918
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll36th Heavy Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 3 May 1919

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