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James CANT

Regimental number5797
Place of birthGreenock, Scotland
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationAccountant
AddressLancefield, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation32
Next of kinWife, Mrs Adele Cant, Britannia Hotel, Queen Street, Melbourne, Victoria
Enlistment date7 March 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll2 May 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name23rd Battalion, 16th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/40/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on 2 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll23rd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 2 March 1920
Discharge date27 July 1920
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia, 2 March 1920; disembarked, 12 May 1920; discharged, 27 July 1920.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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