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James Henry ANDERSON

Regimental number332
Place of birthLatrobe, Tasmania
ReligionMethodist
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20.9
Height5' 4"
Weight122 lbs
Previous military serviceNil
Place of enlistmentHobart, Tasmania
Unit name12th Battalion, 14th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/29/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A69 Warilda on 8 February 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll51st Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 1 November 1917
Discharge date14 April 1918
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australias on board HT 'Anchises', 1 November 1917; transshipped to HT 'Berrima' at Cape Town; disembarked, Melbourne, 30 December 1917, for onward travel to Hobart; discharged (wounded: amputated right leg), Hobart, 14 March 1918.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, ANDERSON James Henry

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