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James CARGILL

Regimental number2593
Date of birth27 October 1890
Place of birthDundee, Scotland
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationWharf labourer
AddressRozelle, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Height5' 5"
Weight140 lbs
Next of kinBrother, David Cargill, 132 Dumbarton Road, Dalmuir, Scotland
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date31 October 1917
Place of enlistmentSydney, New South Wales
Rank on enlistment2nd Air Mechanic
Unit nameSpecial Draft 2
AWM Embarkation Roll number8/15/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 22 December 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal RollNo 2 Squadron Australian Flying Corps
FateReturned to Australia 17 April 1920
Discharge date30 July 1920
Family/military connectionsBrother: 2684 Pte Henry Lambert CARGILL, No 2 Squadron, Australian Flying Corps, returned to Australia, 6 May 1919.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Commenced return to Australia, 17 April 1920; disembarked, 2 June 1920; discharged Termination of period of enlistment), 30 July 1920.

Medal: British War Medal
Miscellaneous detailsGiven name of next of kin incorrectly entered on Embarkation Roll as Davis.

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