James HOME

New South Wales Police Force

Regd. #  ?

Rank:  Constable

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.

1914/15 Star.

British War Medal.

Victory 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

Age: 31

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.

Memorial at:

James HOME 1 - NSWPF

 James HOME - NSWPF - KIA 13 May 1915

JAMES is NOT mentioned on the Police Wall of Remembrance


Funeral location:  ?