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James (Gordon) CHERITON

James (Gordon) CHERITON

Male 1885 - 1917  (31 years)

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  • Name James (Gordon) CHERITON  [1
    Nickname Gordon 
    Born 20 Dec 1885  Belvidere SA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • born 'Field View Lodge', Belvidere, SA
    Gender Male 
    Military Service 20 Dec 1885  Belvidere SA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Born 20/12/1885 at "Field View Lodge", Belvidere SA. He was a salesman before joining the First A.l.F He was unmarried when he was killed in action in France on 3/5/1917.  
    Occupation 21 June 1916  Belvidere SA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    PRE-WAR Occupation prior to enlistment on 21 June 1916; Farmer at Belvidere SA 
    Biography Notes 1917  Belvidere SA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    On Honour Roll of those serving at war, at the Belvidere Hall as is that of his nephew John (Shirley) Cheriton who was with the 2nd A.l.F.

     
    • Service no 6047 Private 19th Battalion AIF

      Chronicle Newspaper
    Cause of death 3 May 1917  Bullecourt France Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Killed in action 32yoa 
    Died 3 May 1917  Bullecourt France Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3
    Person ID I-5324  Christina and Donald McLean | Jane McLean's descendants
    Last Modified 16 Mar 2019 

    Father John Jnr b1854 CHERITON,   b. 22 Aug 1854, Belvidere SA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Aug 1940, Fullarton SA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years) 
    Relationship -1720 
    Mother Mildred Jane MCCORD,   b. 20 Feb 1854,   d. 14 Oct 1925, Belvidere SA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years) 
    Relationship -1720 
    Married 2 Oct 1878  Strathalbyn SA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F-1720  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    James Gordon CHERITON, died France 1917
    James Gordon CHERITON, died France 1917
    James Gordon CHERITON, died 32yoa at war in France 1917, a single man, having worked as a salesperson and then Farming in Belvidere SA

  • Sources 
    1. [S-3] FS BRB - 'Donald & Christina McLean & Their Descendants', 1995, The BRB has a good index for each individual. Copies of the BRB available Strathalbyn National Trust Museum & Library, several libraries around Australia including State Library SA, and Western Australian Genealogical Society Bayswater WA Request assistance for locating a copy through 'Contact us' on this website. .

    2. [S-178] WWI nominal rolls, 23 Jan 2017 Researcher Lorna McLean.
      Nominal WWII Army service records indicate overseas action by his service number:no detail provided
      Service no 6047
      Private
      19th Battalion



      Born 20 December 1885 at Belvidere, SA
      Son of John CHERITON and Mildred Jane nee McCORD
      Of Belvidere, SA
      Occupation prior to enlistment Farmer
      Enlisted 21 June 1916
      GRAVE SECRETS Killed in action 03 May 1917 at Bullecourt, France
      Aged 32 years
      Commemorated Villers-Bretonneux, France

      Chronicle Newspaper

    3. [S-79] http://ww1sa.gravesecrets.net, SOURCE:Chronicle Newspaper-NFInformation, 23 Jan 2017 Researcher Lorna McLean.
      Service no 6047, as a Private for 19th Battalion.
      Born 20 December 1885 at Belvidere, SA
      Son of John CHERITON and Mildred Jane nee McCORD
      Of Belvidere, SA. Occupation prior to enlistment Farmer
      Enlisted 21 June 1916, KIA 03 May 1917 at Bullecourt, France at 32yoa
      Commemorated Villers-Bretonneux, France

      SOURCE Chronicle Newspaper