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James Sinclair MACFARLANE

Regimental number5100
Place of birthRushworth Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationLabourer
AddressGlenloth, Charlton, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinMother, Mrs Catherine Thompson, Glenloth, Charlton, Victoria
Enlistment date10 October 1914
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit nameLight Horse Brigade Train 3
AWM Embarkation Roll number25/100/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A51 Chilka on 2 February 1915
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal RollDivisional Train
FateReturned to Australia 4 March 1919
Discharge date16 June 1919
Other details

War service: tranferred to 9th Light Horse, Serapeum, 28 March 1916.

Wounded in action, Palestine (gun shot wound, left arm and groin), 19 April 1917; discharged to base, 31 May 1917. Taken on strength, ANZAC Mounted Divisional Train, 31 August 1917.

Commenced return to Australia on board 'Port Sydney', 4 March 1919; disembarked, 17 April 1919; discharged, 16 June 1919.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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