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Regimental number62
Place of birthBooval, Queensland
AddressSloman Street, Booval, Ipswich, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22.1
Height5' 8"
Weight155 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs. J. Wilkie, Sloman Street, Booval, Ipswich, Queensland
Previous military serviceServed for 3 months in the Junior Cadets.
Enlistment date26 August 1915
Place of enlistmentBrisbane, Queensland
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name31st Infantry Battalion, Regimental Signallers - Headquarters
AWM Embarkation Roll number28/48/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A62 Wandilla on 9 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollSapper
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Divisional Signal Company
FateReturned to Australia 8 May 1919
Discharge date19 August 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsAddress incorrectly entered on Embarkation Roll as Slowman Street, Booral, Ipswich, Queensland.
SourcesNAA: B2455, WILKIE James

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