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James Ernest Lancelot PORTER

Regimental number1882
Date of birth27 March 1898
Place of birthDerby, England
SchoolDerby Comprehensive School, Derby, England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
AddressKybybolite, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinMother, Mrs. Ellen Porter, Derby, England
Enlistment date20 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name9th Light Horse Regiment, 13th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/14/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A19 Afric on 5 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll13th Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 15 February 1918
Discharge date1 May 1918
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

Discharged due to medical unfitness due to Gun Shot Wound, Head, received on active service.
Date of death--/03/1946
Place of burialSpringvale Crematorium, Victoria

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