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James Paling HAIGH

Regimental number5344
Date of birth1 August 1886
Place of birthAlexandria, New South Wales
SchoolBlackfriars and Pyrmont Public School, New South Wales
Address6 Corunna Road, Petersham, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinMother, Mrs Mary Jane Haigh, 6 Corunna Road, Petersham, New South Wales
Enlistment date2 March 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll24 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name19th Battalion, 14th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/36/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on 22 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Employment Company
FateReturned to Australia 22 January 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Contraced trench fever, 1 August 1917; invalided to American Hospital.

Wounded in action; invalided to 2nd and 3rd General Hospitals, France; recovered and returned to duty.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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