Private James Fitzgibbon Daly

Service number 4643
Birth Place Australia: Victoria, Ballarat
Death Date 1916-07-19
Death Place France
Final Rank Private
Service Australian Imperial Force
  • 57th Australian Infantry Battalion
  • 57th Australian Infantry Battalion
Conflict/Operation First World War, 1914-1918

Private James Fitzgibbon Daly (4643, 58th Battalion) was born in Ballarat, Victoria, and was working as an apprentice salesman with Beath Schiess and Company when he enlisted in July 1915. James was a killed in action on 19 July 1916 during the Battle of Fromelles and is buried in the Rue-Du-Bois Military Cemetery, Fleurbaix, France. James’ mother wrote that he was 17 years of age at the time of his death. His brother William Warren Daly died three days later of wounds received during the same battle.



Date of enlistment 07 July 1915
Date of embarkation 28 January 1916
Date of death 19 July 1916
Date of fate 19 July 1916