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James FITTON

Regimental number556
Place of birthAdelaide South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationBlacksmith's striker
AddressGPO, Adelaide, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinCousin, Miss G Bromlow, GPO, Adelaide, South Australia
Enlistment date30 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentSapper
Unit nameNo 1 Mining Corps
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 20 February 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSapper
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Tunnelling Company
FateReturned to Australia 11 December 1918
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death28 May 1950
Age at death69
Place of burialAIF Cemetery (Row 11, Grave 38), West Terrace, Adelaide, South Australia

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