John CURRIE

Birthplace
Scotland
Resided
Toowoomba
Occupation
Labourer
Enlisted
23-August-1915
Place
Toowoomba
Age
26
Status
Single
Service No
4158
Rank
Private
Unit
9th Battalion, 13th Reinforcements
Embarked
03-January-1916
Place
Brisbane
Active Service
Egypt, Western Front
Highest rank
N/A
Honours and Awards
No
Fate
How Died
Died of wounds
Date
18 September 1918
Place
Mont Saint-Quentin, France
Cemetery or Memorial
St Sever Cemetery Extension, Rouen, France
Notes

Also named on Toowoomba Mothers’ Memorial and Toowoomba Railway Honour Board.

Brother of 4384 Private George Currie (not on Roll of Honour).

 

John Currie landed in France in April 1916. Throughout 1917, the 9th Battalion was engaged in operations against the Hindenberg Line. In France on 18 September 1918 he was wounded in action during the battle of Mont Saint-Quentin and died of his wounds that night.

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