James Alexander AITKEN

AITKEN, James Alexander

Service Number: 1089
Enlisted: 1 March 1916
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 3rd Machine Gun Battalion
Born: Goodwood, South Australia, 4 April 1889
Home Town: Mylor, Adelaide Hills, South Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Butcher
Died: Died of wounds, France, 18 July 1918, aged 29 years
Cemetery: St Sever Cemetery Extension, Rouen
Q II B 5, St Sever Cemetery Extension, Haute-Normandie, France
Memorials: Adelaide National War Memorial, Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Crystal Brook District WW1 Roll of Honour, Goodwood Public School WW1 Roll of Honor, Mylor War Memorial
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World War 1 Service

1 Mar 1916: Enlisted
6 Jun 1916: Involvement Private, 1089, 3rd Pioneer Battalion
6 Jun 1916: Embarked Private, 1089, 3rd Pioneer Battalion, HMAT Wandilla, Melbourne
18 Jul 1918: Involvement Private, 1089, 3rd Machine Gun Battalion

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Son of Alexander Smith AITKEN and Mary Matilda nee NOLAN