BORTHWICK, James Lough

Service Number: 2375
Enlisted: 3 March 1916, Perth, WA
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 51st Infantry Battalion (WW1)
Born: Eyemouth, Berwickshire, Scotland, 1885
Home Town: Perth, Western Australia
Schooling: Eyemouth School, Berwickshire, Scotland
Occupation: Clerk
Died: Died of wounds, France, 3 April 1917
Cemetery: Pozières British Cemetery
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

3 Mar 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, 2375, 51st Infantry Battalion (WW1), Perth, WA
20 Sep 1916: Involvement Private, 2375, 51st Infantry Battalion (WW1), --- :embarkation_roll: roll_number: '19' embarkation_place: Fremantle embarkation_ship: HMAT Uganda embarkation_ship_number: A66 public_note: ''
20 Sep 1916: Embarked Private, 2375, 51st Infantry Battalion (WW1), HMAT Uganda, Fremantle
3 Apr 1917: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, 2375, 51st Infantry Battalion (WW1)

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James Lough BORTHWICK was born in c. 1885 in Eyemouth, Berwickshire, Scotland

His parents were John & Catherine BORTHWICK

He enlisted on 3rd April, 1916 with the 51st Battalion

Unit left Fremantle, WA on 20.9.1916 on HMAT Uganda

He died of wounds in Poziers, France exactly one year later

3rd April, 1917

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