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James VERDON

Regimental number30442
Place of birthHeyfield, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationPlumber
Address14 Davidson Street, Brunswick, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Height5' 8.5"
Weight140 lbs
Next of kinFather, S Verdon, 53 Hoddle Street, Richmond, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date2 June 1916
Place of enlistmentBrunswick, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 2, Reinforcement 22
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/30/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 23 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll7th Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 1 July 1919
Date of death17 December 1921
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Garden of Remembrance, Victoria.
Discharge date25 September 1919
Other details

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Karmala', 1 July 1919; disembarked Melbourne, 17 August 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Melbourne, 25 September 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death17 December 1921
Place of burialFawkner Cemetery
SourcesNAA: B2455, VERDON James

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