Private James Arthur Eady

Service number 1513
Birth Place Australia: Victoria, Ballarat
Death Date 1916-08-22
Death Place France
Final Rank Private
Service Australian Imperial Force
Unit 23rd Australian Infantry Battalion
Conflict/Operation First World War, 1914-1918

Private James Arthur Eady (1513, 23rd Battalion) was born in Ballarat, Victoria. He was working as a printer when he enlisted in March 1915. “Jim” was killed in action at Pozieres on 22 August 1916, and is commemorated on the Villers-Bretonneux Memorial, France. James’ mother wrote that he was 17 years and 10 months of age.



Date of enlistment 24 March 1915
Date of embarkation 08 May 1915
Date of death 22 August 1916