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James AITKEN

Regimental number601
Place of birthBathgate Scotland
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationLabourer
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation42
Next of kinMother, Mrs Agnes Aitken, Long Niddry, Haddingtonshire, Scotland
Enlistment date24 September 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll4 March 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name4th Infantry Battalion, Naval and Military Forces - Special Tropical Corps (November 1914), A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/112/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT SS Te Anau on 20 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll17th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 28 August 1919

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