James TOLMIE

James Tolmie Photo:
Australian Dictionary of Biography
Birthplace
Moreton Bay
Resided
Toowoomba
Occupation
Journalist & Member of Federal Parliament
Enlisted
01-March-1916
Place
Toowoomba
Age
53
Status
Single
Service No
N/N
Rank
Major/Transport Officer
Unit
N/A
Embarked
28-March-1916
Place
Brisbane
Active Service
England
Highest rank
N/A
Honours and Awards
No
Fate
Returned to Australia
May 1916
Notes

Brother of Matron Helen (Ella) Tolmie.

 

James Tolmie was appointed Transport Officer for the voyage of troopship HMAT “Commonwealth” to England in March 1916, in charge of the 904 Reinforcements for the 15th Battalion. He returned to Australia in May and his appointment was terminated in June.

View Personal Service Records (NAA)