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James Eustace HAMLYN

Regimental number2090
Place of birthWillowie, South Australia
ReligionMethodist
OccupationGardener
AddressKing's Park, Goodwood, South Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation37
Height5' 7.5"
Weight128 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs Annie Hamlyn, Gumeracha, South Australia
Enlistment date27 June 1916
Place of enlistmentAdelaide, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name43rd Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/60/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A68 Anchises on 28 August 1916
Regimental number from Nominal Roll2090
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll48th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 6 November 1918
Discharge date8 June 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Marathon', 6 November 1919; disembarked Melbourne, 1 January 1919; discharged (medically unfit), Adelaide, 8 June 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, HAMLYN James Eustace

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