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|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.|
|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.
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
Australia. Army. Australian and New Zealand Army Corps -- History
World War, 1914-1918 -- Northern Territory
|Appears in Collections:||Returned ANZACs|
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