James McKinley DAVIE

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DAVIE, James McKinley

Service Number: 95
Enlisted: 17 August 1914, Melbourne, Victoria
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 7th Infantry Battalion
Born: Ballarat, Victoria, Australia, 1886
Home Town: Carlton, Melbourne, Victoria
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Labourer
Died: Died of wounds, Valetta, Malta, 16 May 1915
Cemetery: Pieta Military Cemetery
Plot A, Row 11, Grave 3 INSCRIPTION A LOVING THOUGHT A SILENT TEAR MAKES YOUR MEMORY EVER
Memorials: Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

17 Aug 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 95, Melbourne, Victoria
19 Oct 1914: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 95, 7th Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
19 Oct 1914: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 95, 7th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Hororata, Melbourne
25 Apr 1915: Wounded AIF WW1, Private, SN 95, 7th Infantry Battalion, ANZAC Gallipoli, GSW (right arm and chest)
25 Apr 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 95, 7th Infantry Battalion, ANZAC Gallipoli

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Biography contributed by Geoffrey Gillon

His brother, Private Alexander Davie, aged 30 Service Number 23, who died 17th October 1915 whilst serving with the 21st Bn. 
Australian Infantry, A.I.F. is interred nearby.

Biography

Wounded in action, Gallipoli, 25 April 1915, admitted to Military Hospital, Valetta, Malta, 5 May 1915 (gun shot wound, right arm and chest).

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

Son of Robert McKinley Davie and Jane Sophia Davie, of 146, McPherson St., Carlton North, Victoria, and brother of 23 Pte. Alexander DAVIE (/explore/people/338467), 21st Batt., died of wounds (received at Gallipoli), on 17 Oct 1915

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