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James Edward HATTE

Regimental number3812
Place of birthDublin, Ireland
ReligionChurch of England
AddressThe Arcade, King Street, Newtown, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation34
Height5' 7"
Weight143 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs S H Hatte, The Arcade, King Street, Newtown, Sydney, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed for 6 months in the Veterinary Corps.
Enlistment date20 September 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll5 October 1915
Place of enlistmentHolsworthy, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name20th Battalion, 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/37/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A54 Runic on 20 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll20th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 9 September 1916
Discharge date16 November 1916
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Disembarked from HT ‘Runic’, Alexandria, 26 February 1916; marched into Zeitoun, 26 February 1916; taken on strength of 20th Bn, Moascar, 15 March 1916.

Embarked Alexandria on HMT ‘Ingoma’ and proceeded to join the British Expeditionary Force, 18 March 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 25 March 1916.

Admitted to 7th Australian Field Ambulance, 5 June 1916 (dilated action, heart); transferred to 8th Casualty Clearing Station, 6 June 1916; to 13th General Hospital, Boulogne, 7 June 1916. Embarked Boulogne on HS ‘Cumbria’ and proceeded to England for further treatment, 10 June 1916; admitted to 1st General Hospital, 10 June 1916; marched into No 2 Command Depot, Weymouth, 31 August 1916.

Commenced return to Australia on board HT ‘Kanowna’, 9 September 1916; disembarked Sydney, 28 October 1916; discharged on account of being medically unfit for continued service, 16 November 1916 (neurasthenia).

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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