John James GORRIE

Poppy

GORRIE, John James

Service Number: 7243
Enlisted: 23 November 1916, Geelong, Victoria
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 14th Infantry Battalion
Born: Newmarket, Victoria, December 1886
Home Town: Brunswick, Moreland, Victoria
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Cook
Died: Killed in Action, Polygon Wood, Belgium, 27 September 1917
Cemetery: Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial
No known grave (Panel 17) AWM (Panel 72)
Memorials: Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour, Menin Gate Memorial (Commonwealth Memorial to the Missing of the Ypres Salient)*
Show Relationships

World War 1 Service

23 Nov 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 7243, Geelong, Victoria
19 Feb 1917: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 7243, 14th Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
19 Feb 1917: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 7243, 14th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Ballarat, Melbourne
27 Sep 1917: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 7243, 14th Infantry Battalion, Polygon Wood

Help us honour John James Gorrie's service by contributing information, stories, and images so that they can be preserved for future generations.