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James WIGHTMAN

Regimental number18952
Place of birthYarrawonga Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationSaw miller
AddressWest Narrabri, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinMother, Mrs M Wightman, West Narrabri, New South Wales
Enlistment date11 September 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll27 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentActing Bombardier
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 7, Battery 27
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/35/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A8 Argyllshire on 11 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll7th Field Artillery Brigade
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 1 July 1919
Other detailsMedals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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