|Place of birth||Cowangardie, Victoria|
|True Name||MINCHINGTON, James Victor|
|Address||Charles Street, Benalla, Victoria|
|Age at embarkation||21|
|Next of kin||Mother, Mrs W. Vincent, Charles Street, Benalla, Victoria|
|Previous military service||Nil|
|Place of enlistment||Brisbane, Queensland|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||31st Battalion, Machine Gun Section|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/48/1|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A62 Wandilla on
|The Machine Gun Section of 31st Bn left from Melbourne on two ships, HMAT A62 'Wandilla', embarking on 9 November 1915, and HMAT A41 'Bakara', embarking on 5 November 1915. From the Embarkation Rolls it is not possible to distinguish on which ship an individual sailed.|
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||8th Machine Gun Section|
|Recommendations (Medals and Awards)||
Mention in Despatches
Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette', second Supplement, No. 29890 (2 January 1917); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 103 (29 June 1917).
|Fate||Killed in Action
|Age at death from cemetery records||19|
|Place of burial||Rue-Petillon Military Cemetery (Plot I, Row K, Grave No. 40), France|
|Panel number, Roll of Honour,|
Australian War Memorial
|Miscellaneous information from|
|Parents: Elizabeth Jane MINCHINGTON, 5 Northcote Street, Richmond, Victoria, and the late Albert E. MINCHINGTON|
War service: Egypt, Western Front
Embarked Melbourne, 9 November 1915; disembarked Suez, 7 December 1915.
Transferred to 8th Machine Gun Company, 9 March 1916; taken on strength, Tel el Kebir, 11 March 1916.
Embarked Alexandria to join the Mediterranean Expeditionary Force, 16 June 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 23 June 1916.
Killed in action, France, 20 July 1916.
Buried in Rue Petillon Cemetery; reported by Rev. Thomas J. KING, attached 8th Infantry Brigade.Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Sources||NAA: B2455, VINCENT John Kenneth|