Service Number: 2810
Enlisted: 6 November 1916, Armidale, New South Wales
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 36th Infantry Battalion
Born: Woolbrook, New South Wales, 22 January 1895
Home Town: Walcha, Walcha, New South Wales
Schooling: Woolbrook Public School
Occupation: Grazier
Died: Killed in Action, Ypres, Belgium, 3 October 1917, aged 22 years
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Menin Gate Memorial (Commonwealth Memorial to the Missing of the Ypres Salient), Woolbrook Public School WW1 Roll of Honour, Woolbrook War Memorial and Flagpole
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World War 1 Service

6 Nov 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, 2810, Armidale, New South Wales
25 Nov 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, 2810, 36th Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1, --- :embarkation_roll: roll_number: '17' embarkation_place: Sydney embarkation_ship: HMAT Beltana embarkation_ship_number: A72 public_note: ''
25 Nov 1916: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, 2810, 36th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Beltana, Sydney
3 Oct 1917: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, 2810, 36th Infantry Battalion, Broodseinde Ridge

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of James and Mary Jane Grieve of Pine Hills, Woolbrook, NSW

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

"...2810 Private James Grieve, 36th Battalion, from Woolbrook, NSW. A grazier before enlisting in October 1916, Pte Grieve left Australia with the 6th Reinforcements in November 1916 for service on the Western Front. He was killed in a reserve-line trench near Broodseinde on 3 October 1917, age 22, and has no known grave." - SOURCE (www.awm.gov.au)