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James Alexander TONGE

Regimental number3383
Place of birthYarra Glen Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationBlacksmith
AddressMaffra, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinMother, Mrs Johanna Tonge, Yarra Glen, Victoria
Enlistment date4 June 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Pioneer Battalion, Reinforcement 7
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/15/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A32 Themistocles on 4 August 1917
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Division Ammunition Column
FateReturned to Australia 19 February 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Victorian Garden of Remembrance
Date of death30 December 1968

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