James Andrew BURROUGH


BURROUGH, James Andrew

Service Number: 784
Enlisted: 8 December 1914, Enlisted at Oaklands, SA
Last Rank: Trooper
Last Unit: 9th Light Horse Regiment
Born: Uitenhage, Cape Colony, South Africa, 1880
Home Town: Fullarton, Unley, South Australia
Schooling: Muir College, Uitenhage, South Africa
Occupation: Engine Driver
Died: Illness - Paratyphoid, 3rs Australian General Hospital, Mudros, Greece, 9 December 1915
Cemetery: Portianos Military Cemetery
Plot V, Row D, Grave 163 Rev. S.F. Streatfield officiated Headstone inscription reads: For duty to King and Country, Portianos Military Cemetery, Lemnos, Aegean Islands, Greece
Memorials: Adelaide National War Memorial, Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

8 Dec 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 784, 9th Light Horse Regiment, Enlisted at Oaklands, SA
12 Feb 1915: Involvement Private, SN 784, 9th Light Horse Regiment, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
12 Feb 1915: Embarked Private, SN 784, 9th Light Horse Regiment, HMAT Armadale, Melbourne
5 Aug 1915: Promoted AIF WW1, Trooper, 9th Light Horse Regiment, In the field
9 Dec 1915: Involvement Trooper, SN 784, 9th Light Horse Regiment, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Arrived in Australia aged 29 years

Son of Harry and Caroline Burrough. Husband of Laura Burrough of 'Lamnos' Rudolph Avenue, Fullarton, SA. Father of Henry Hindley Burrough and  Frederick James Burrough

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

Served an apprenticeship with the South African Government

Also served with the Uitenhage Rifles and Uitenhage Town Guard during the South Africa War