James MCCOY

MCCOY, James

Service Number: 439
Enlisted: 18 April 1916, Enlisted, Brisbane, Qld
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 5th Machine Gun Battalion
Born: Brisbane, Qld, 23 May 1898
Home Town: Paddington, Brisbane, Queensland
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Clerk
Died: Brisbane, Qld, 10 June 1921, aged 23 years, cause of death not yet discovered
Cemetery: Toowong (Brisbane General) Cemetery
(CWGC, & DVA) Official Commemorations - Grave Location: 7-59-3/4, Portion 7/Section 59/Grave 3; buried with: Barnabus & Ellen McCoy; also, Mary Agnes, Anne & Hugh McCoy.
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World War 1 Service

18 Apr 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 439, 11th Depot Battalion
18 Apr 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 439, 11th Depot Battalion, Enlisted, Brisbane, Qld
20 Jun 1916: Transferred AIF WW1, Private, 12th Machine Gun Company
20 Oct 1916: Involvement Private, SN 439, 12th Machine Gun Company
20 Oct 1916: Embarked Private, SN 439, 12th Machine Gun Company, HMAT Port Lincoln, Melbourne
7 Jan 1918: Transferred AIF WW1, Private, 4th Machine Gun Company
9 Apr 1918: Transferred AIF WW1, Private, 5th Machine Gun Battalion, Transfer - "New Designation", 5th Mach. Gun. Bn. (Auth)AIF Order ... 1151. (NAA, Pg-6) Service Record of Private: James McCOY, SN 439.
31 Jul 1919: Discharged AIF WW1, Private, SN 439, 5th Machine Gun Battalion, Medical - Discharge: 31/07/1919, 1st Medical District, Brisbane, Qld; upon dates previously advised, admitted: 20/10/1917 (GSW-arm), 1st London Gen Hosp; also admitted, 26/03/1918 (GSW-back), Croyden War Hosp, Eng. N.O.K advised, 19/11/1917, & 08/04/1918. (NAA, Pg-40) Service Record of Private: James McCOY, SN 439.

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Biography contributed by Sharyn Roberts

Son of Barnabus McCOY & Ellen (nee-HANLEY) McCOY.