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metadata.territoryanzacs.dc.title: James James
Name: James, James
Rank: Private
Service Number: 3874
Place of Birth: Alice Springs
Next of Kin: E. James - Wife ; West End, Danford, England.
Biographical notes: Apprenticed to N. C. Poong Baker of Wilcannia. Married Elizabeth Wilding (nee Mooring) in August 1917 (Extract of marriage certificate contained in service record). He was a cook upon enlistment, but a solicitor at his wedding. Son of Henry James, cattle dealer.
Occupation: Cook
Date of Enlistment: 30-Jul-1915
Age at Enlistment: 38
Place of Enlistment: Bendigo (Vic.)
Unit: 5th Battalion, 12th Reinforcement, 4th Division Headquarters
Service: Australian Imperial Force
Service History: Served in 6th Bushman Battalion in South Africa. Embarked from Melbourne on board HMAT A40 'Ceramic' on 23 November 1915. Returned to Australia 26 July 1919 on 'Demosthenes'.
Related link: Embarkation Roll - HMAT A40 'Ceramic'
Forward with the Fifth: the story of five years' war service, Fifth Inf. Battalion AIF by W.A. Keown. Melbourne : The Specialty Press, 1921.
Service Record
Esprit de corps: the history of the Victorian Scottish Regiment and the 5th Infantry Battalion F.W. Speed. Sydney : Allen & Unwin, 1988.
Unit War Diary
Nominal Roll
metadata.territoryanzacs.dc.subject.*: ANZAC
Australia. Army. Australian and New Zealand Army Corps -- History
World War, 1914-1918 -- Northern Territory
Appears in Collections:Returned ANZACs

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