James Henry DALY


DALY, James Henry

Service Number: 2234
Enlisted: 9 April 1915, Bendigo, Vic.
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 7th Infantry Battalion
Born: Bendigo, Victoria, Australia, 1896
Home Town: Bendigo, Greater Bendigo, Victoria
Schooling: Specimen Hill State School, Bendigo, Victoria
Occupation: Farm Hand
Died: Killed In Action, Lone Pine, Gallipoli, Gallipoli, Dardanelles, Turkey, 8 August 1915
Cemetery: Johnston's Jolly Cemetery, Gallipoli, Turkey
Sp. Mem. 3. Inscription NON SIBI SED PATRIAE translated from Latin..... "not for self, but for country". , Johnston's Jolly Cemetery, Gallipoli Peninsula, Canakkale Province, Turkey
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Johnston's Jolly Cemetery Memorial, Linton Old Lintonians Association Roll of Honor
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World War 1 Service

9 Apr 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 2234, 7th Infantry Battalion, Bendigo, Vic.
17 Jun 1915: Involvement Private, SN 2234, 7th Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
17 Jun 1915: Embarked Private, SN 2234, 7th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Wandilla, Melbourne
8 Aug 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 2234, 7th Infantry Battalion, The August Offensive - Lone Pine, Suvla Bay, Sari Bair, The Nek and Hill 60 - Gallipoli

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Biography contributed by Robert Wight

Pte James Henry Daly arrived on Gallipoli and joined his unit on 5 August 1915, only three days before he was killed in action during the Turkish counter attack to re-take Lone Line.

Also commemorated on the Bendigo War Memorial, Vic.

Brother: Matthew Edward Daly, 7th Btn, RTA.

Uncle: John (Jack) Daly, 12th Btn, killed in action 6 July 1915, Gallipoli.

Uncle: George Daly, 51st Btn, killed in action 3 September 1916, Mouquet Farm, France.