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Regimental number3468
Place of birthNhill, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Height5' 8.25"
Weight138 lbs
Next of kinMother, Bridget Catherine Winterfield, Mount Gambier, South Australia
Enlistment date1 August 1916
Place of enlistmentAdelaide, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name48th Battalion, 9th Reinforcement
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT Seang Bee on 10 February 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll48th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 19 June 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Embarked Adelaide, 10 February 1917; disembarked Devonport, England, 2 May 1917.

Proceeded overseas to France, 14 October 1917; taken on strength, 48th Bn, in the field, 20 October 1917.

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Miltiades', 19 June 1919; disembarked Melbourne, 5 August 1919, for onward travel to Adelaide; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Adelaide, 14 September 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsName does not appear on Embarkation Roll.
SourcesNAA: B2455, WINTERFIELD James Patrick

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