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Robert Joseph JAMES

Regimental number1857
Place of birthLongwood Victoria
ReligionMethodist
OccupationFarm labourer
AddressLocksley PO, Locksley, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, William James, Locksley, via Longwood, Victoria
Enlistment date13 April 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name38th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/55/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board RMS Orontes on 16 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll38th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 8 January 1919
Date of death5 August 1962
Place of burialCentennial Park Cemetery

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