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James WADE

Regimental number1120
Place of birthAdelaide, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationStation hand
AddressYunta, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Height6' 1.5"
Weight147 lbs
Next of kinFather, William J. Wade, Yunta, South Australia
Previous military serviceServed for 2 years in the Cadets; left the area.
Enlistment date8 January 1915
Place of enlistmentOaklands, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Light Horse Regiment, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/8/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A61 Kanowna on 24 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Light Horse Brigade Machine Gun Squadron
FateReturned to Australia 28 December 1917

Military Medal

Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 95
Date: 27 June 1918

Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Palestine

Commenced return to Australia from Suez on board HT 'Tofua', 28 December 1917; discharged (medically unfit), Adelaide, 14 February 1918.

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

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