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James HOME

Regimental number245
Place of birthBellstane, Durisdeer, Dumfriedshire, Scotland
SchoolTeviot Grove Academy, Hawick, Scotland
Age on arrival in Australia27
Addressc/o Police Station, Coonamble, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation30
Next of kinFather, George Home, Newmill on Teviot, Hawick, Scotland
Previous military serviceServed 7 years in 1st Argyle and Sutherland Highlanders, Britain. Attained the rank of Sergeant.
Enlistment date18 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentColour SGT
Unit name4th Battalion, F Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/21/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board Transport A14 Euripides on 20 October 1914
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal Roll2nd Lieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour Circular"Came of a Border fighting clan, the Homes of HOME, very many of whom fell in Scotland's wars, notably around their king at FLODDEN - vide Scott's "Marmion."" Details from Father.
FateDied of wounds 13 May 1915
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Age at death31
Age at death from cemetery records31
Place of burialChatby War Memorial Cemetery (Row F, Grave No. 48), Egypt
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: George adn Elizabeth HOME, Newmill-on-Teviot, Hawick
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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