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Honouring Australian World War One Personnel

 

 

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Name - James Lockhart

Rank - Private

Official Number - 1887

Enlistment Date - 26th May 1916 aged 44

Regiment - 40th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcements, AIF

 

AWWOD descendant - Royce Lockhart

 

 

 

 

Service Detail - James sailed from Hobart on 8 Aug 1916 on the Ballarat, disembark Plymouth on 30 Sep, stationed at Codford & Larkhill before proceeding overseas to France from Southhampton on 13 Nov 1916.

Private James Lockhart was killed in action at Passchendale, Flanders, on the 5th October 1917 aged 45. James is buried in the Tyne Cot War Cemetery near Passchendale, Lot 35, Row A, Grave 13.

Tyne Cot War Cemetery The cemetery is on the actual site of the battlefield and a memorial to the more than 11,000 buried there stands on the site of Tyne Cot Blockhouse captured by the Australians on the 4th October 1917.