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Horace Charles JAMES

Regimental number5796
Place of birthSydney, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationCarpenter
AddressRidge Street, Gordon, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation44
Height5' 8"
Weight149 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs M James, Ridge Street, Gordon, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed for 3 years in 'Volunteer Regiment'.
Enlistment date17 January 1916
Place of enlistmentLiverpool, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Battalion, 18th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/20/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A55 Kyarra on 3 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Battalion
FateDischarged 21 January 1918
Discharge date21 January 1918
Other details

War service: England

Embarked Sydney, 5 June 1916; disembarked Plymouth, England, 3 August 1916.

Marched out to No 2 Command Depot, Weymouth, 31 December 1917

Discharged from the AIF in England, 21 January 1918 (permanently unfit for General Service), to become an Australian Munitions Worker, England.

War service (AIF): 2 years 5 days.

Medal: British War Medal
Date of death25 August 1930
SourcesNAA: B2455, JAMES Horace Charles

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