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James CURRIE

Regimental number1526
Place of birthKyabram Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationBlacksmith
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinJohn Currie, Mansfield, Victoria
Previous military serviceEnlisted 1 December 1914 - 5 Battalion 3rd Reinforcements; L/cpl 20 April 1915; taken on strength 5 Battalion 5 May 1915.
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 08-12 May 1915
Place of death or woundingCape Helles, Gallipoli, Turkey
Date of death10 May 1915
Age at death22
Place of burialNo known grave
Commemoration detailsHelles Memorial, Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
43
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

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

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