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James Foster UNDERHILL

Regimental number1202
Date of birth27 November 1892
Place of birthJersey, Channel Islands
ReligionMethodist
OccupationBlacksmith
AddressSt Helens, Jersey, England
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Height5' 7"
Weight152 lbs
Next of kinFather, James Henry Underhill, St Helens, Jersey, England
Enlistment date30 January 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name5th Light Horse Regiment, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/10/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A55 Kyarra on 10 August 1915
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 28 June 1919
Discharge date4 October 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Palestine

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Madras', 28 June 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Brisbane, 4 October 1919.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

Also served in World War II: Service No. QX21926.
Date of death9 March 1965
Age at death72
Place of burialAlbany Creek CrematoriumQueensland
SourcesNAA: B883, UNDERHILL James Foster

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