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James CLEGHORN

Regimental number10760
Date of birth10 September 1889
Place of birthDunbar, Scotland
SchoolDunbar, Scotland
Age on arrival in Australia24
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationBaker
Address31 Thornton Street, Kensington, Adelaide, South Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinWife, Mrs O A Cleghorn, 31 Thornton Street, Kensington, Adelaide, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date23 September 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll6 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 6, Reinforcement 2
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/34/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A19 Afric on 5 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Division Ammunition Column
FateDied as a result of accident 27 October 1916
Place of death or woundingAbbeville, France
Age at death27
Place of burialAbbeville Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot I, Row I, Grave No. 26), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
21
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: George and Jane GLEGHORN, husband of Olive A. CLEGHORN, 11 Marian Place, Prospect, Adelaide, South Australia. Native of Dunbar, Scotland
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Killed in a railway accident near Abbeville, France, 27 October 1916.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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