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James Richard SHORT

Regimental number5299
Place of birthDandenong Victoria
ReligionMethodist
OccupationClerk
Address1 Alice Street, Coburg, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, R Short, 1 Alice Street, Coburg, Victoria
Enlistment date6 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 2, Reinforcement 10
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/30/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 27 September 1915
Rank from Nominal RollBombardier
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 12 April 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Victorian Garden of Remembrance
Date of death22 March 1953

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