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James WALLER

Regimental number2272
Place of birthSydney, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationCommercial traveller
AddressChandos Street, Haberfield, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation32.7
Height5' 9"
Weight148 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs Mary Waller, Ceotu, Chandos Street, Haberfield, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed for 4 years in School Cadets; 5 years in the Scottish Rifles; still serving at time of AIF enlistment; previously rejected for AIF enlistment on account of teeth.
Enlistment date2 July 1915
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name23rd Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/40/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 27 September 1915
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll57th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 6 June 1918
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Photo: Peter Dennis
Discharge date16 August 1918
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Barambah', 6 June 1918; disembarked, Melbourne, 31 July 1918; discharged (medically unfit: chronic bronchitis), 16 August 1918.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death26 May 1936
Place of burialRookwood Necropolis, Sydney, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, WALLER James

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