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James Laurence John FLETCHER

Regimental number5786
Place of birthEdithburgh, South Australia
Other NamesJames Lawrence
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationTeamster
AddressEdithburgh, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Height5' 8.25"
Weight143 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs M Fletcher, Edithburgh, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date18 January 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll18 April 1916
Place of enlistmentAdelaide, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name10th Battalion, 19th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/27/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A70 Ballarat on 12 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll10th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 24 December 1918
Discharge date30 March 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT Takada', 25 December 1918; disembarked Adelaide, 6 February 1919; discharged (medically unfit: defective vision), Adelaide, 30 March 1919.

War service: 2 years 347 days (of which 2 years 179 days were abroad)

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, FLETCHER James Laurence John

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