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James Wilkinson EASTWOOD

Regimental number3514
Place of birthLiverpool, England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationAccountant
Address68 Campbell Street, Kalgoorlie, Western Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation39
Next of kinWife, Mrs Louisa Mary Eastwood, 68 Campbell Street, Kalgoorlie, Western Australia
Enlistment date29 September 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll17 August 1915
Place of enlistmentBlackboy Hill, Western Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name28th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/45/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A30 Borda on 17 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Army Provost Corps
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Meritorious Service Medal


Recommendation date: 9 March 1918

FateReturned to Australia 1 May 1919
Medals

Meritorious Service Medal

'The work of this N.C.O. 22nd September 1917 to 24th February 1918, has been of a high standard. Painstaking, diplomatic and reliable in all clerical duties, he has proved himself of utmost value.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 110
Date: 25 July 1918

Family/military connectionsBrother: 280 Pte George Douglas EASTWOOD, 18th Bn, killed in action, 27 August 1915.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: Meritorious Service Medal, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death1924

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