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James Forbes FIDDES

Regimental number10409
Place of birthMortlake Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationClerk
Address29 Mackay Street, Essendon, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinMother, Mrs G Fiddes, 29 Mackay Street, Essendon, Victoria
Previous military service22nd Battery Australian Field Artillery
Enlistment date15 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 4, Reinforcement 2
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/32/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A19 Afric on 5 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Division Ammunition Column
FateReturned to Australia 15 May 1919
Date of death21 October 1968
Place of burialFawkner Cemetery

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