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Regimental number801
Place of birthDublin, Ireland
ReligionRoman Catholic
Addressc/o Mrs McKeown, Belmont, Western Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation39
Height5' 8.5"
Weight154 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs J Devine, c/o Mrs McKeown, Belmont, Western Australia
Previous military serviceServed for 7 years, Yorkshire Regiment, British Army.
Enlistment date3 September 1914
Place of enlistmentBlackboy Hill, Western Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Battalion, G Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/29/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board Transport A7 Medic on 2 November 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll12th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 29 July 1915
Discharge date4 April 1916
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Embarked Fremantle, 2 November 1914.

Wounded in action and admitted to 15th General Hospital, Mustapha, Egypt, 19 May 1915 (not yet diagnosed); transferred to 17th General Hospital, 29 May 1915 (haemorrhoids); to Convalescent Depot, Mustapha (paralysis of the sphincter); 10 July 1915; to 1st Australian General Hospital, Heliopolis, 27 July 1915 (parasites); to Convalescent Camp, Helouan, 29 July 1915; to Australia, 13 August 1915.

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Themistocles', from Suez, 15 August 1915; disembarked Perth, 9 September 1915; discharged, 4 April 1916 (medically unfit).

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

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