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James Lester SHANKS

Regimental number4365
Place of birthSydney New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
AddressKalang via Bellinger River, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinMother, Mrs Winifred Vera Shanks, Kalang via Bellinger River, New South Wales
Enlistment date10 July 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll5 July 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name29th Battalion, 11th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/46/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A19 Afric on 3 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll29th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 21 December 1917

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