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James Johnston WIGHTMAN

Regimental number1924
Place of birthGlasgow Scotland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationBlacksmith
AddressWongun Bunya via Strathpine, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, Alexander Wightman, Wongun Bunya via Strathpine, Queensland
Enlistment date11 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name42nd Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/59/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A42 Boorara on 16 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll15th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 19 February 1919

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