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James Blair TAIT

Regimental number1789
Place of birthGeelong Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationAccountant
AddressHawthorn, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinFather, John Tait, 36 Berkeley Street, Hawthorn, Victoria
Enlistment date5 January 1917
Rank on enlistment2nd Air Mechanic
Unit nameApril 1917 Reinforcements
AWM Embarkation Roll number8/15/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A72 Beltana on 16 June 1917
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll71st Squadron, Australian Flying Corps
Promotions

2nd Lieutenant


Unit: FLY
Promotion date: 28 June 1918

Lieutenant


Unit: FLY Sqn 3
Promotion date: 28 September 1918

FateReturned to Australia 6 May 1919

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