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James Currie BLACK

Regimental number2119
Place of birthPaisley, Renfrewshire, Scotland
SchoolMossvale Public School, Paisley, Scotland
Age on arrival in Australia17
OccupationBank clerk
AddressShepherd Street, Middle Footscray, Melbourne, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, Thomas Black, 90 Cowper Street, Footscray, Melbourne, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date9 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name24th Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/41/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 27 September 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll24th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 12 June 1918
Place of death or woundingAmiens, France
Date of death12 June 1918
Age at death24.10
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialVignacourt British Cemetery (Plot III, Row C, Grave No. 7), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Thomas and Janet Currie BLACK, 23 Craswick Street, Footscray, Victoria, Australia. Native of Paisley, Scotland

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