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Regimental number1001
Other NamesAnderson, James Francis
ReligionChurch of England
AddressRundle Street, Fremantle, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation37
Next of kinMrs H Charleston, Rundle Street, Fremantle, Western Australia
Enlistment date23 January 1915
Rank on enlistmentActing Corporal
Unit name5th Light Horse Regiment, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/10/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A63 Karoola on 12 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollWarrant Officer (Class II)
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Divisional Ammunition Column
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Meritorous Service Medal

Recommendation date: "Letter/List dated 16 November 21"

FateReturned to Australia 8 April 1919

Meritorious Service Medal

'This Warrant Officer has been R.S.M. of the 5th Australian D.A. Column during the period 17th September to 28th December, 1917. He has always carried out his duties in a thorough and conscientious manner, and has shown great devotion to duty. His duties during active operations were exacting and arduous, but were always performed in a cheerful and energetic manner, setting a splendid example to all ranks.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 113
Date: 6 October 1919

Other detailsMedals: Meritorious Service Medal, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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