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James McKinley DAVIE

Regimental number95
Place of birthBallarat, Victoria
SchoolState School
AddressStation Street, Carlton, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Height5' 7.5"
Weight144 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Jane Sophia Davie, Station Street, Carlton, Victoria
Previous military serviceSchool Cadets
Enlistment date17 August 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll17 March 1914
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name7th Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/24/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 19 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll7th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 16 May 1915
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey.
Age at death29
Age at death from cemetery records28
Place of burialPieta Military Cemetery (Plot A, Row II, Grave No. 3), Malta.
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Robert McKinley and Jane Sophia DAVIE, 146 McPerson Street, Carlton North, Victoria, Australia
Family/military connectionsBrother: Pte 23 Alexander DAVIE, 21st Bn, died of wounds, 17 October 1915.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Proceeded to join Mediterranean Expeditionary Force, 5 April 1915.

Wounded in action, Gallipoli, 25 April 1915.

Admitted to Military Hospital, Valetta, Malta, 5 May 1915 (gun shot wound, right arm and chest).

Died of wounds, Malta, 16 May 1915.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, DAVIE James McKinley

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