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James Robert BLACK

Regimental number50766
Place of birthBrisbane Queensland
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationClerk
AddressMount Morgan, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, T W Black, Postmaster, Mount Morgan, Queensland
Previous military service7th Infantry
Enlistment date19 December 1917
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll14 December 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameQueensland Reinforcement 1
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/111/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board RMS Osterley on 8 May 1918
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Machine Gun Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 22 September 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 50594 Lance Corporal Eric Gregory Crawford, 5th Machine Gun Bn, returned to Australia, 8 July 1919.

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