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James OGILVY

Regimental number259
Place of birthCaulfield Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationStation hand
AddressMuellers Hotel, Argent Street, Broken Hill, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation29
Next of kinJames W Ogilvy, Berwick, Victoria
Enlistment date21 August 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll24 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit name10th Battalion, G Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/27/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board Transport A11 Ascanius on 20 October 1914
Regimental number from Nominal Roll423
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Light Horse Regiment
FateKilled in Action 2 August 1915
Place of burialShrapnel Valley Cemetery (Special Memorial, Row B, Grave No. 8), Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
3
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James and Elizabeth OGILVY, 'Airlie', Wills Street, Glen Iris, Victoria. Native of Caulfield, Victoria
Family/military connectionsBrothers: Captain Arthur James OGILVY, 2nd Light Horse Regiment, returned to Australia, 13 March 1919; 2061 Driver Reginald OGILVY, 14th Field Artillery Brigade, returned to Australia, 11 August 1917.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

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

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