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James Thomas LILBURNE

Regimental number1569
Place of birthAmherst, Victoria
SchoolBirchip State School, Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationMechanic
AddressBirchip, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMrs J Lilburie, Birchip, Victoria
Enlistment date1 December 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name5th Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/22/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A54 Runic on 19 February 1915
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 18 July 1915
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Age at death21.9
Place of burialShrapnel Valley Cemetery (Plot II, Row B, Grave No. 37), Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
44
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James and Emma LILBURNE. Native of Birchip, Victoria
Family/military connectionsBrother: 5449 Sapper John Cunningham LILBURNE, 3rd Divisional Signal Company, returned to Australia, 31 March 1919.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

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

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