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James Henry WESTBLADE

Regimental number1932
Place of birthKerang Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
AddressKerang, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, Frederick Westblade, Westby, Kerang, Victoria
Enlistment date18 February 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll15 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name38th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/55/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board RMS Orontes on 16 August 1916
Regimental number from Nominal Roll1932A
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll38th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 27 May 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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