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James ATKINS

Regimental number1229
Place of birthNyngan New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
AddressJandowae, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs Elizabeth Atkins, Jandowae, Queensland
Enlistment date5 May 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name5th Light Horse Regiment, 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/10/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A1 Hymettus on 17 September 1915
Regimental number from Nominal Roll1129A
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll14th Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 9 August 1919
Date of death13 March 1978
Place of burialAlbany Creek Crematorium

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