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James Charles CURTIS

Regimental number68781
Date of birth16 June 1897
Place of birthKensington, South Australia
ReligionMethodist
OccupationFarm hand
AddressGeranium, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Height5' 3.25"
Weight134 lbs
Next of kinFriend, Mrs E Lahne, Geranium, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date1 August 1918
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name15th General (Victorian) Reinforcements
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/111/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A36 Boonah on 22 October 1918
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll15th General Service Reinforcements (Victoria)
FateReturned to Australia 27 November 1918
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)Name does not appear on Nominal Roll.
Discharge date5 January 1919
Other details

War service: broke out of ship while in quarantine, Durban, South Africa, 19 November 1918.

Transferred to Civil Goal, 23 November 1918.

Commenced return to Australia from Durban on board HT 'Durham', 26 November 1918; disembarked Melbourne, 23 December 1918; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Melbourne, 5 January 1919.

Medal: British War Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, CURTIS James Charles

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