James Lawrence (Jimmie) DEVLIN

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DEVLIN, James Lawrence

Service Number: 112
Enlisted: 16 February 1915, Enlisted in Melbourne
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 23rd Infantry Battalion
Born: Heywood, Victoria, Australia, 1891
Home Town: Killarney, Moyne, Victoria
Schooling: Heywood State School, Victoria
Occupation: Farm Labourer
Died: Killed in action, Browns Dip, Gallipoli, Ottoman Empire, 21 November 1915
Cemetery: Lone Pine Cemetery, ANZAC
Plot 1, Row A, Grave 2 Chaplain A.P. Bladen officiated Headstone inscription reads: Deeply mourned by father sisters and brothers R.I.P.
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

16 Feb 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 112, 23rd Infantry Battalion, Enlisted in Melbourne
10 May 1915: Involvement Private, SN 112, 23rd Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
10 May 1915: Embarked Private, SN 112, 23rd Infantry Battalion, HMAT Euripides, Melbourne

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of John and Sarah Lavary Devlin of Strathkellar near Hamilton, Victoria; brother of John Patrick Devlin and Thomas Devlin who returned to Australia on 3 July 1919 having served in the 8th Light Horse Regiment

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