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James Henry WILKEN

Regimental number14252
Place of birthMelbourne Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationRadio telegraphist
AddressKyneton, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, James Joseph Wilken, Kyneton, Victoria
Enlistment date10 April 1916
Rank on enlistmentStaff Sergeant
Unit name1st Australian Wireless Squadron
AWM Embarkation Roll number22/16/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board RMS Morea on 30 May 1916
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal Roll2nd Lieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Squadron Australian Flying Corps
FateReturned to Australia 31 May 1919

Meritorious Service Medal

Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 219
Date: 20 December 1917

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