New South Wales Police Force
Regd. # ?
Stations: Coonamble, Dubbo
Service: From ? to 13 May 1915
Australian Imperial Force
Regiment: 4th Battalion F Comany
Enlisted: 18/08/1914, Sydney. Due to his previous military service he was sworn in as Colour Sergeant
Service # 245
Rank: 2nd Lieutenant
Embarkation: on board Transport A14 Euripides on 20 October 1914
Next of kin: Father George Home, Harwick, Scotland
Single / Married: ?
Awards: Queens South Africa Medal. Served 7 years with 1st Argyle and Sutherland Highlanders.
British War Medal.
Born: c 1884, Scotland
Died on: 13 May 1915
Place of death: # 17 General hospital, Alexandria
Cause: died of wounds received on 3 May 1915 at Gallipoli Peninsular. Gun shot wound to the left leg
Funeral date: Buried same date 13/05/1915
Funeral location: ?
Buried at: Chatby Military Cemetery, Alexandria, Eqypt. Plot F, Grave 48
From his Father – “Came of a Border fighting clan, the Homes of HOME, very many of whom fell in Scotland’s wars, notably around their king at FLODDEN – vide Scott’s “Marmion.”” Details from Father.
JAMES is NOT mentioned on the Police Wall of Remembrance * NOT JOB RELATED