James Keith AUSTIN


AUSTIN, James Keith

Service Numbers: 1110, 2092
Enlisted: 12 September 1914, Inglewood, Victoria, Australia
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 6th Infantry Battalion
Born: Inglewood, Victoria, Australia, 4 May 1896
Home Town: Inglewood, Loddon, Victoria
Schooling: Inglewood State School, Victoria, Australia
Occupation: Compositor
Died: Died of wounds, Gallipoli, Gallipoli, Dardanelles, Turkey, 9 May 1915, aged 19 years
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
Helles Memorial, Cape Helles, Gallipoli Peninsula, Canakkale Province, Turkey
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Helles Memorial, Gallipoli, Inglewood War Memorial
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World War 1 Service

12 Sep 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Inglewood, Victoria, Australia
22 Dec 1914: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 1110, 6th Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
22 Dec 1914: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 1110, 6th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Themistocles, Melbourne
8 May 1915: Wounded AIF WW1, Private, SN 2092, 6th Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli, Wounded during the 2nd Brigade's ill fated attack on Krithia. Evacuated to 87th Field Ambulance on W Beach, where he died of his wounds on 9 May 1915.
9 May 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 2092, 6th Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli

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Other service number 1110

Son of James C. and Maria Austin, of 21, Fawcett St., Mayfield, New South Wales. Native  of Inglewood, Victoria.

Brother of 1200 Pte Errol Stanley AUSTIN enlisted at the same time and was wounded in same Battle. Errol returned to Australia early in 1917