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James Wishart GORRIE

Regimental number29278
Place of birthDalkeith Scotland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationClerk
Address'Livingstone', Livingstone Road, Petersham, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinBrother, G H Gorrie, 'Livingstone', Livingstone Road, Petersham, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date1 June 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll30 May 1916
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameHowitzer Brigade 117
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/136/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 30 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Field Artillery Brigade
FateDied of disease 29 October 1918
Age at death from cemetery records30
Place of burialSt. Sever Cemetery (Block S, Plot II, Row K, Grave No. 22), Rouen, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
14
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: George and Mary GORRIE. Native of Dalkeith, Midlothian, Scotland
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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