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James PARK

Regimental number6684
Place of birthSt Peters, South Australia
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationLabourer
AddressSt Peters, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Height5' 10"
Weight145 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs C R Park, 19 Opie Street, St Peters, South Australia
Previous military serviceServed for 1 month, AIF: discharged; 15 days Home Service.
Enlistment date2 January 1917
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll2 February 1917
Place of enlistmentAdelaide, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name27th Battalion, 19th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/44/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A28 Miltiades on 24 January 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll27th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 27 August 1917
Discharge date3 November 1917
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 3561A Sapper John White PARK, 2nd Tunnelling Company, returned to Australian, 7 February 1919; 1109 Pte William Wallace PARK, 8th Bn, killed in action, 8 May 1915; First cousins: 2253 Pte Wallace PARK, 2nd Bn, killed in action, 8 August 1915; 950 Pte Leslie Andrew PARK, 3rd Light Horse Regiment, returned to Australia, 15 May 1919.
Other details

War service: England

Embarked Adelaide, 24 January 1917; disembarked Devonport, England, 27 March 1917; marched in to 7th Training Bn, Rollestone, 28 March 1917. Admitted to Fargo Hospital, 30 March 1917 (pyrexia, unknown origin).

Commenced return to Australia on board NZHT 82 'Pakeha', 27 August 1917; disembarked, 20 October 1917; discharged (medically unfit: mental insufficiency), 3 November 1917.

Medal: British War Medal

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