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William Oliver JAMES

Regimental number5297
Place of birthEssendon, Victoria
ReligionMethodist
OccupationSalesman
Address67 Miller Street, Essendon, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, Oliver James, 67 Miller Street, Essendon, Victoria
Enlistment date13 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentSapper
Unit name2nd Divisional Signal Company, 13th Reinforcement, 2nd Section
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A19 Afric on 5 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSapper
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Signal Company
FateReturned to Australia 15 May 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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