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Flinders James CAWTHEN

Regimental number2450
Place of birthPerth, Tasmania
ReligionBaptist
OccupationSignalman, South Australian Railways
AddressPerth, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinMother, Mrs. Precillia Jane Cawthen, Perth, Tasmania
Enlistment date13 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Light Horse Regiment, 17th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/8/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A58 Kabinga on 8 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSapper
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Troop Engineers
FateReturned to Australia 26 September 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 39 Pte John Alfred CAWTHEN, 40th Bn, killed in action, 7 June 1917.
Other detailsMedals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death20 November 1952
Age at death62
Place of burialAIF Cemetery (Row 12, Grave 47), West Terrace, Adelaide, South Australia

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