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James Hughes McCUSKER

Regimental number15989
Place of birthBathurst, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationTelegraphist
AddressSydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinMother, Mrs Catherine McCusker, Burraga, via Rockley, New South Wales
Enlistment date20 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentSapper
Unit nameAustralian Wireless Squadron 1, Reinforcement 4
AWM Embarkation Roll number22/16/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board RMS Mooltan on 22 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSapper
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Wireless Signal Squadron
FateReturned to Australia 16 August 1918
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James and Catherine MCCUSKER. Plaque in New South Wales Garden of Remembrance.
Other detailsMedals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death21 August 1940
Age at death47
Place of burialOrange Cemetery, New South Wales

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