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Hands, James (68)

Place of Birth: Port Melbourne, VIC

Age: 22 years 4 months

Enlistment Details: Friday, 23 October 1914 – Melbourne, VIC

Service Number: 68            view online service record

232 Bay Street
Port Melbourne, VIC

Next of Kin:
Lena Hands (wife)
232 Bay Street
Port Melbourne, VIC

Embarkation Details:
Date: Saturday, 3 June 1916
Ship: HMAT Persic A34
Port: Melbourne, VIC
Unit: 37th Infantry Battalion

RTA: Friday, 7 February 1919
Discharged: Sunday, 17 August 1919


1917 ‘Corporal Hands Wounded.’, Port Melbourne Standard (Vic. : 1914 – 1920), 2 June, p. 2. , viewed 06 Apr 2017,


  • Brian Membrey
    Posted August 31, 2016 2.25 pm 0Likes

    Second World War service :

    Born 25 June, 1892, enlisted 11 November, 1943, served as V404189, Sergeant, 1 Battalion Volunteer Defence Corps, locality on enlisting Footscray , Attested Newport, NOK. Discharged 8 October, 1945

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