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James Shaw AITKEN

Regimental number1237
Place of birthEdinburgh Scotland
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationPrinter
AddressAlleyne Street, Willoughby, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, D Aitken, Alleyne Street, Willoughby, Sydney, New South Wales
Previous military serviceAGA
Enlistment date29 October 1917
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameHeavy Artillery Group 36, Reinforcement 16
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/49/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on 28 February 1918
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll37th Heavy Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 8 September 1919

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