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Date *c1892 Place of Birth Timaru

Enlistment Information

Date 14 June 1916 Age 24 years 2 months
Address at Enlistment
Occupation Clerk
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status
Next of Kin Mis Agnes BODYCOMB, Arlie Avenue, Armadale, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Medical Information

Military Service

Served with Australian Imperial Force Served in Army
Military District

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Memorial Reference
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes

James Andresen, who was born at Timaru, New Zealand, was 24 years 2 months old when he enlisted on 14 June 1916 at Newcastle, New South Wales. He was a clerk, and nominated Miss Agnes Bodycomb, Arlie Avenue, Armadale, Melbourne, Victoria, as his next-of-kin. He had been with the Australian Imperial Force for 5 weeks and, was discharged before embarkation, being not fit for active Service, but fit for cook in the Home Service.


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