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James CADDELL

Regimental number1528
Place of birthKensington, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationShearer
Address50 Ormond Street, Kensington, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Height5' 5"
Weight140 lbs
Next of kinFather, James Caddell, 50 Ormond Street, Kensington, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date2 December 1914
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name5th Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/22/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A54 Runic on 19 February 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularEnlisted 2 December 1914 - 5th Bn 3rd Reinforcements; taken on strength 5th Bn 3 May 1915.
FateKilled in Action 08-12 May 1915
Place of death or woundingSecond Battle of Krithia, Gallipoli, Turkey
Date of death8 May 1915
Age at death26
Place of burialNo known grave
Commemoration detailsHelles Memorial, Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
43
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, CADDELL James

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