John Tillie LOCKHART

LOCKHART, John Tillie

Service Number: 4049
Enlisted: Not yet discovered
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 3rd Infantry Battalion
Born: Newtongrange, Scotland., 3 June 1887
Home Town: Lithgow, Lithgow, New South Wales
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Not yet discovered
Died: Killed in Action, Belgium, 4 October 1917, aged 30 years
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
Panel 7 - 17 - 23 - 25 - 27 - 29 - 31., Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres, Flanders, Belgium
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Kurri Kurri War Memorial, Menin Gate Memorial (Commonwealth Memorial to the Missing of the Ypres Salient)
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World War 1 Service

30 Dec 1915: Involvement Private, 4049, 3rd Infantry Battalion, Third Ypres
30 Dec 1915: Embarked Private, 4049, 3rd Infantry Battalion, HMAT Medic, Sydney

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Biography contributed by Geoffrey Gillon

He was 29 and the son of John and Isabella Lockhart (nee Tillie)

Newtongrange is a former mining village in Midlothian, Scotland. Known in local dialect as Nitten, or Nitten by the Bing it became Scotland's largest mining village in the 1890's.

He emigrated to Australia in 1910. His wife and daughter lived in Kurri Kurri, New South Wales.

Obituary : John Tillie Lockhart - Australian Infantry, AIF [Dalkeith Advertiser 29 November 1917]: Official word has been received by Mrs Lockhart, Campend, that her son, Pte J.T. Lockhart, of the Australian Imperial Force, has fallen in action. Pte Lockhart, who emigrated to Australia nearly seven years ago, answered the call to arms shortly after the outbreak of the war, and had been over two years in France when he met his death. He leaves a widow and child, who reside in New South Wales. The deceased was the only surviving son of the late Mr John Lockhart, 8 Dean Park, Newtongrange.