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James BEE

Regimental number14237
Place of birthWellington, New Zealand
SchoolScot's College, Melbourne, Victoria
Other trainingWellington College, New Zealand
AddressScots' College, Rose Bay, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Height5' 7.5"
Weight140 lbs
Next of kinFather, J Bee, Scots College, Rose Bay, Sydney, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date25 October 1915
Place of enlistmentHolsworthy, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 7, AMC
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/35/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A8 Argyllshire on 11 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll7th Bde. Australian Field Artillery
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Distinguished Conduct Medal

Not awarded.
Recommendation date: Crossed through 3 September 1918

FateDied of wounds 31 August 1918
Place of death or woundingMon St Quentin, France
Date of death31 August 1918
Age at death26
Age at death from cemetery records27
Place of burialHem Farm Military Cemetery (Plot II, Row C, Grave No. 14) Hem-Monnacu, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James and Wilhelmina BEE, The Scots College, Bellevue Hill, Sydney, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, BEE James

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