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James Wilfred MARDLING

Regimental number4834
Place of birthSwan Hill, Victoria
SchoolCatholic School, Port Fairy, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationBank clerk
AddressPort Fairy Post Office, Port Fairy, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinFather, Mr W Mardling, Port Fairy Post Office, Port Fairy, Victoria
Enlistment date23 November 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Battalion, 15th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/25/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on 7 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 4 October 1917
Place of death or woundingPasschendaele, Ypres, Belgium
Age at death26
Age at death from cemetery records26
Place of burialOxford Road Cemetery (Plot II, Row F, Grave No. 16), Ypres, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Paretns: William and ElleMARDLING, 8 Webb Street, Brighton, Victoria
Family/military connectionsBrother to Pte Farnel George Mardling killed in action Passchendale 4/10/17.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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