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James Godfrey BACKLER

Regimental number3662
Place of birthRobe, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMotor engine driver
AddressRobe, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, J F Backler, Robe, South Australia
Enlistment date9 January 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name5th Pioneer Battalion, Reinforcement 9
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/17/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A48 Seang Bee on 10 February 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll27th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 25 January 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death2 September 1969
Age at death70
Place of burialWest Terrace Cemetery, Adelaide, South Australia

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