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James Andrew BURROUGH

Regimental number784
Place of birthUitenhage, Cape Colony, South Africa
SchoolMuir College, Uitenhage, South Africa
Age on arrival in Australia29
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationEngine driver
AddressQueen Street, Adelaide, South Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation35
Next of kinWife, Mrs. Laura Burrough, 8 Devitt Street, Adelaide, South Australia
Previous military serviceServed in the Uitenhage Volunteers during the South African War.
Enlistment date8 December 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name9th Light Horse Regiment, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/14/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A26 Armadale on 12 February 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll9th Light Horse Regiment
FateDied of disease 9 December 1915
Place of death or woundingLemnos, Greece
Date of death9 December 1915
Age at death36
Age at death from cemetery records36
Place of burialPortianos Military Cemetery (Plot V, Row D, Grave No. 165), Greece
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Harry and Caroline BURROUGH; husband of Laura BURROUGH, "Lemnos", Randolph Avenue, Fullarton, South Australia. Born at Uitenage, South Africa
Family/military connectionsBrother-in-law: Frederick George WHITE, 16th Bn, d. France, August 1916.

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