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James MAGAIN

Regimental number16125
Place of birthStawell, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
AddressBoinka via Ouyen, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18.10
Height5' 11"
Weight158 lbs
Next of kinFather, J T Magain, Boinka via Ouyen, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil (exempt area under Compulsory Military Training scheme)
Enlistment date10 August 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll23 May 1916
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 14, Reinforcement 3
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/41/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A11 Ascanius on 27 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 1 April 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Victorian Garden of Remembrance
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia from Avonmouth on board HT 'Shropshire', 1 April 1919; disembarked Melbourne, 16 May 1919; discharged (medically unfit), Melbourne, 30 August 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death14 July 1976
SourcesNAA: B2455, MAGAIN James

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