James GROUNDS

GROUNDS, James

Service Number: 3069
Enlisted: 6 February 1917, Maryborough, Qld.
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 2nd Light Horse Regiment
Born: Brisbane, Qld., 25 January 1899
Home Town: Maryborough, Fraser Coast, Queensland
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Farmer
Died: Towoomba, Qld., 19 July 1980, aged 81 years, cause of death not yet discovered
Cemetery: Drayton and Toowoomba Cemetery, Queensland
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Memorials: Forest Hill War Memorial, Kumbia WW1 Roll of Honour, Laidley Memorial Park Gates
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World War 1 Service

6 Feb 1917: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 3069, 2nd Light Horse Regiment, Maryborough, Qld.
10 May 1917: Involvement Private, SN 3069, 2nd Light Horse Regiment
10 May 1917: Embarked Private, SN 3069, 2nd Light Horse Regiment, HMAT Boorara, Melbourne

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Biography contributed by Faithe Jones

Husband of Martha Blair married in Lake Clarendon via Gatton when aged 24'

Working at Farming at Lockrose, Glenmore Grove and other places. Was for sometime an Inmate of Willowburn Mental Hospital.

Father of James Sydney, Colin, Dulcie and Jean