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James Walter GEES

Regimental number1875
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationMachinist
AddressJohn Street, Maryborough, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinMother, Mrs Caroline Gees, John Street, Maryborough, Queensland
Enlistment date16 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name5th Light Horse Regiment, 13th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/10/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A55 Kyarra on 3 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll13th Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 12 May 1919
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Stated to be Walter James Gees on NR
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 1874 Driver Archie GEES, 13th Field Artillery Brigade, returned to Australia, 15 May 1919; 16481 Driver Robert Thomas GEES, 11th Field Company Engineers, returned to Australia, 4 July 1919.

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