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James LIDDLE

Regimental number2690
Place of birthBathgate, Scotland
SchoolBathgate Public School, Scotland
Age on arrival in Australia21
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationPainter
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinMother, Mrs Jessie Liddle, Bathgate, Scotland
Previous military serviceServed in the Territorials.
Enlistment date21 January 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll11 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name29th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/46/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A68 Anchises on 14 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll29th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 29 July 1918
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death28
Age at death from cemetery records28
Place of burialBeacon Cemetery (Plot III, Row H, Grave No. I), Sailly-Laurette, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
115
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James adn Jessie LIDDLE. Native of Bathgate, Linlithgowshire, Scotland
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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