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Regimental number2483
Date of birth26 December 1890
Place of birthAbbotsford, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationElectrical linesman
Addressc/o Mrs Hall, Marnoo, Jolimont Terrace, Jolimont, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Height5' 5"
Next of kinMrs T Lomergad, c/o Mrs Hall, Marnoo, Jolimont Terrace, Jolimont, Victoria
Enlistment date26 January 1915
Place of enlistmentBacchus Marsh, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name7th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/24/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A64 Demosthenes on 16 July 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Pioneer Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 7 February 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Victorian Garden of Remembrance
Discharge date1 June 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Lancashire', 7 February 1919; discharged (medically unfit), Melbourne, 1 June 1919.

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

Also served in World War II: Service No V91708.
Date of death5 May 1950
Age at death59
SourcesNAA: B2455, TABULO James

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