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James Thomas GORRINGE

Regimental number52822
Date of birth13 February 1896
Place of birthBalranald, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressBalranald, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Height5' 8"
Weight147 lbs
Next of kinFather, Mr Charles Gorringe, Balranald, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date5 March 1918
Place of enlistmentSwan Hill, Victoria
Unit name2nd General Service Reinforcements (Egypt) (Victoria)
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on 10 June 1918
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll9th Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 10 July 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Photo: Peter Dennis
Discharge date28 August 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Palestine

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Oxfordshire', 10 July 1919; disembarked Melbourne, 13 August 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), 28 August 1919.

Medal: British War Medal
Date of death8 February 1976
Age at death81
Place of burialBalranald Cemetery, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, GORRINGE James Thomas

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