James Alexander ANDERSON

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ANDERSON, James Alexander

Service Number: 2124
Enlisted: 4 April 1916, Forbes, New South Wales
Last Rank: Corporal
Last Unit: 53rd Infantry Battalion
Born: Forbes, New South Wales, 1882
Home Town: Forbes, Forbes, New South Wales
Schooling: Daroobalgie State School
Occupation: Farmer
Died: Killed in action, France, 1 September 1918
Cemetery: Peronne Communal Cemetery Extension
Plot 11, Row C, Grave 28
Memorials: Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

4 Apr 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 2124, 53rd Infantry Battalion, Forbes, New South Wales
11 Jul 1916: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 2124, 53rd Infantry Battalion, --- :embarkation_roll: roll_number: '19' embarkation_place: Sydney embarkation_ship: HMAT Vestalia embarkation_ship_number: A44 public_note: ''
23 Sep 1917: Promoted AIF WW1, Lance Corporal, 53rd Infantry Battalion
12 Jan 1918: Promoted AIF WW1, Corporal, 53rd Infantry Battalion
1 Sep 1918: Involvement AIF WW1, Corporal, SN 2124, 53rd Infantry Battalion, Mont St Quentin / Peronne

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Biography

53 Battalion

Rank - Corporal

9 September 1916 - Disembarked at Devonport, UK

26 November 1916 - To hospital with Mumps

30 December 1916 - Rejoined unit

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

Son of Alec and Louisa Anderson, of Pine Vale, Daroobalgie, New South Wales