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James Orlando Lucious VINEY

Regimental number1968
Date of birth20 December 1890
Place of birthHobart, Tasmania
SchoolLaunceston Grammar School, Tasmania
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
AddressMount Nicholas, Tasmania
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinWife, Mrs. Margaret Jessie Viney, Mount Nicholas, Tasmania
Enlistment date2 August 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll1 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Light Horse Regiment, 13th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/8/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A19 Afric on 5 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 2 September 1916
Other detailsWounded in 1916, having his horse shot from under him and losing a part of his foot. Returned to Australia and spent some time in Wagga repatriating before returning to Launceston.

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