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Born in Allendale, Victoria, James McCormack was a single 21 year old, and a groom by tarde at the time of his enlistment in Ballarat on the 17th of July 1915. His unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A68 Anchises on the 14th of March 1916.
On the 1st of April 1918, James was appointed Lance Corporal. He was awarded the Milotary Medal on the 25th of May 1918.
James returned to Australia on the 18th of May 1919, and was discharged due to the termination of his enlistment period on the 2nd of July 1919.
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