James William Edward McCauley

Male 1893 - 1918  (~ 25 years)


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  • Name James William Edward McCauley 
    • James William Edward McCauley was the son of Thomas McCauley and Louise Matthews. He was born 26 November 1893 at St Peters, New South Wales.
      James' was a Blacksmith/farrier by occupation and worked five years for Matthew & Dalton New South Wales. He was 5 feet 7inches tall, medium complexion and had blue eyes.
      The first world war had only just began when Minnie and James were married
      By 1916 the Australian troops sustained heavy losses in the battle of the Somme in France. The allied military leadership requested reinforcements 80,000 men in four months.
      It was at this time on 17th january 1916 James McCauley aged 23 yrs 3 months enlisted in the AIF in Enmore New South Wales for active service abroad.
      After a very short training period he left for service in Europe on 13th May 1916 aboard H.M.A.T. Beltana from Sydney with the 34th/36th Infantry Battalion. James Daughter Beryl was born Premature on the 14th February 1916, he never returned to see her before he died.
      The "Beltana"arrived at Plymouth on the 9th July 1916 and proceeded to France in November 1916. James was a driver and served in Belgium and France.
    Born Nov 1893  St Peters, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    War Service 04 Feb 1916  World War I Find all individuals with events at this location 
    James William Edward McCauley enlisted in the Australian Imperial Force (A.I.F.) on 4th February 1916 and served 34th Battalion until his death in Abeville, France on 11th January 1919. 
    World War I Military Service Record - James William Edward McCauley
    World War I Military Service Record - James William Edward McCauley
    This is the military service record of James William Edward McCauley who enlisted in the A.I.F. on 04 Feb 1916 and served in 34 Battalion until his death on 19 Nov 1918 in Abbeville France
    Died 19 Nov 1918  Abbeville, France Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried 11 Jan 1919  Abbeville Communal Cemetary, Commonwealth War Grave, V.D. 23 Find all individuals with events at this location 
    James William Edward McCauley - Burial details
    James William Edward McCauley - Burial details
    James William Edward McCauley is Burried at Abbeville Communal Cemetery Extension in France Grave reference V.D. 23
    Person ID I6253  Tucker Family Tree | Bottcher family tree
    Last Modified 24 Sep 2008 

    Father Thomas McCauley 
    Mother Louise Matthews 
    Family ID F1959  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Wilhelmina Augusta B÷ttcher,   b. 26 Nov 1894, 1 Park Street, Camperdown, Erskinville, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Dec 1964, Sans Souci, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years) 
    Married 10 Oct 1914  Methodist Church, Glebe, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    +1. James William Thomas McCauley,   b. 3 Mar 1915, Glebe, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Sep 1971, St James Railway Station, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 56 years)  [Birth]
    +2. Beryl Lorraine McCauley,   b. 14 Feb 1916, Camperdown, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Oct 1942, 92 Ida St Rockdale, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 26 years)
    Family ID F1933  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - Nov 1893 - St Peters, New South Wales, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 10 Oct 1914 - Methodist Church, Glebe, New South Wales, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 19 Nov 1918 - Abbeville, France Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 11 Jan 1919 - Abbeville Communal Cemetary, Commonwealth War Grave, V.D. 23 Link to Google Earth
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