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Andrew James * MARCHANT

Regimental number755
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinFather, J Marchant, Dumas Street, Yatala, South Australia
Enlistment date24 November 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Light Horse Regiment, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/8/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A47 Mashobra on 29 January 1915
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Light Horse Regiment
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette' No. 31728 (12 January 1920); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 133 (1 April 1920).

FateReturned to Australia 31 May 1919
Other details

Re-embarked from Adelaide, 23 June 1916, on board HMAT A13 'Katuna', as Private, 3rd Light Horse Regiment, 18th Reinforcement.

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

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