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James Douglas CALLEN

Regimental number3277
Place of birthSeymour, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMilk-carter
AddressFootscray, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, W Callen, Emily Street, Seymour, Victoria
Enlistment date18 September 1917
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll13 September 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name38th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/55/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 22 December 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll38th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularEnlisted 13 September 1917 - 38th Bn 8th Reinforcements; taken on strength 38th Bn, 25 May 1918.
FateKilled in Action 29 September 1918
Place of death or woundingHindenburg Line
Age at death19
Place of burialUnicorn Cemetery (Plot II, Row B, Grave 3), Vend'huile, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
129
Family/military connectionsBrother: 6962 Pte John David CALLEN, 1st Bn, returned to Australia, 2 March 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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