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William James BORLAND

Regimental number1252
Place of birthLondonderry, Ireland
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationDrover
AddressWarren, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation46
Height5' 6"
Weight136 lbs
Next of kinDaughter, Emma Agnes Borland, c/o Mrs Robinson, Warren, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date11 October 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll1 October 1915
Place of enlistmentHolsworthy, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentTPR
Unit nameAustralian Remount Unit 2, Squadron 5
AWM Embarkation Roll number28/3/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A67 Orsova on 10 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal RollRemounts
FateReturned to Australia 29 April 1916
Discharge date17 June 1916
Other details

War service: Egypt

Embarked Sydney on HMAT 'Orsova', 10 November 1915.

Embarked Suez on HT 'Seang Bee', 29 April 1916; returned to Australia, 31 May 1916. Discharged Sydney due to unit disbanding, 17 June 1916.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal.
SourcesNAA: B2455, BORLAND William James

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