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James Francis RAHAL

Regimental number2481
Place of birthHungerford, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressTaroom, via Miles, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Height5' 6"
Weight135 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs. Nora Amelia Rahal, Police Station, Albion, Brisbane, Queensland
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date20 December 1915
Place of enlistmentBrisbane, Queensland
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name2nd Light Horse Regiment, 17th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/7/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A10 Karroo on 5 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Light Horse Regiment
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Not specified

Recommendation date: 1 November 1917

FateReturned to Australia 10 July 1919
Discharge date2 October 1919
Other details

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Oxfordshire' 10 July 1919; disembarked Sydney, 17 August 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Brisbane, 2 October 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death2 November 1919
Age at death21
Place of burialYuleba Cemetery, Queensland
SourcesNAA: B2455, RAHAL James Francis

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