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James David WILLSHER

Regimental number6117
Place of birthWarracknabeal Victoria
AddressWarracknabeal Post Office, Warracknabeal, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation29
Next of kinMother, Mrs M Willsher, Warracknabeal Post Office, Warracknabeal, Victoria
Enlistment date12 April 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name14th Battalion, 19th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/31/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A28 Miltiades on 1 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll14th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 19 June 1919
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 1445 Pte George Mansfield WILLSHER, 29th Bn, returned to Australia, 30 January 1918; 1883 Pte Erwin WILLSHER, 12th Machine Gun Company, returned to Australia, 31 January 1918; 3256 Pte walter Charles Frederick WILLSHER, 59th Bn, returned to Australia, 10 June 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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