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James DILLON

Regimental number5323
Place of birthMarrickville New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLajbourer
AddressRedfern Street, Cowra, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinFather, James Dillon, Redfern Street, Cowra, New South Wales
Enlistment date7 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name20th Battalion, 14th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/37/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on 22 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll20th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 19 June 1919
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 1681 Pte Edward DILLON, 5th Australian Light Trench Mortar Battery, returned to Australia, 28 May 1919; 52452 Pte William George DILLON, returned to Australia, 3 May 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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