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James Edward MEPPEM

Regimental number3248
Place of birthNarrabri New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationGrazier
AddressForest Vale, Kilgowla, near Moree, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, James Benjamin Meppem, Forest Vale, Kilgowla T.P.O., North west New South Wales
Enlistment date14 December 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll15 November 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name6th Light Horse Regiment, 26th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/11/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A42 Boorara on 10 May 1917
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll6th Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 28 June 1919

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