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James Marshall BALDWIN

Regimental number64538
Date of birth7 February 1896
Place of birthGregre Village, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Height5' 8"
Weight142 lbs
Next of kinFather, John Baldwin, Moe, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil (previously rejected on account of cardiac)
Enlistment date24 May 1918
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name6th General Service Reinforcements, Victoria (Egypt)
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board SS Port Darwin on 14 September 1918
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Light Horse Field Ambulance
FateReturned to Australia 10 July 1919
Discharge date28 August 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt

Embarked Sydney, 14 September 1918; admitted to ship's hospital, at sea, 21 September 1918 (influenza); discharged from ship's hospital, 23 September 1919; found guilty, at sea, 17 October 1918, of receiving, knowing them to be stolen, goods the property of a comrade: awarded 10 days' Field Punishment No 2; found guilty, at sea, 30 September 1918, of neglecting to carry out Routine Order 2 paragraph 6: deprived of 2 days' pay; disembarked Suez, 19 October 1918, and marched in to Central Training Depot, Moascar.

Marched Rest Camp, Port Said, 10 November 1918.

Marched in to Australian Army Medical Corps Central Training Depot, 12 December 1918.

Allotted to 3rd Light Horse Field Ambulance, 15 December 1918; taken on strength, in the field, 17 December 1918.

Found guilty, 28 January 1919, of being absent from evening stable parade without permission: deprived of 5 days' pay.

Admitted to 14th Australian General Hospital, Abbassia, 21 May 1919 (veneral disease: gonorrhoea); discharged, 2 July 19191; total period of treatment for veneral disease: 43 days.

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

Medal: British War Medal
Miscellaneous detailsName does not appear on Embarkation Roll.
SourcesNAA: B2455, BALDWIN James Marshall

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