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James William SMITH

Regimental number543
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationButcher
AddressWindra Station, via Goomeri, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinMother, Mrs. Henry James Smith, Windra Station, via Goomeri, Queensland
Enlistment date9 July 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll6 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name31st Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/48/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A62 Wandilla on 9 November 1915
Two ships left from Melbourne carrying the 31st Battalion Headquarters and Companies A, B, C and D: HMAT A62, 'Wandilla', on 9 November 1915 and HMAT A41, 'Bakara', on 5 November 1915. It is not possible from the Embarkation Roll to determine on which ship an individual embarked.
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A41 Bakara on 5 November 1915
Two ships left from Melbourne carrying the 31st Battalion Headquarters and Companies A, B, C and D: HMAT A62, 'Wandilla', on 9 November 1915 and HMAT A41, 'Bakara', on 5 November 1915. It is not possible from the Embarkation Roll to determine on which ship an individual embarked.
Regimental number from Nominal Roll543A
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll31st Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 30 January 1918

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