Roll of Honour James Herbert Somerville

Service number 19867
Rank Driver
Unit 8th Australian Field Artillery Brigade
Service Australian Imperial Force
Conflict/Operation First World War, 1914-1918
Conflict Eligibility Date First World War, 1914-1921
Date of Death 02 July 1916
Place of Death At sea (HT Medic)
Cause of Death Illness
Age at Death 23
Place of Association Port Victoria, South Australia, Australia
Cemetery or Memorial Details Hollybrook Memorial, Southampton, Hampshire, England, United Kingdom
Source AWM145 Roll of Honour cards, 1914-1918 War, Army

Location on the Roll of Honour

James Herbert Somerville's name is located at panel 15 in the Commemorative Area at the Australian War Memorial (as indicated by the poppy on the plan).


Personal Service Records

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War Graves

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Roll of Honour name projection

James Herbert Somerville's name will be projected onto the exterior of the Hall of Memory on:

  • Sat 18 December 2021 at 3:18am
  • Tue 01 March 2022 at 9:15pm

These dates and times are estimates. Please note that previous advised times on this site have recently been changed to ensure that early evening projections are clearly visible and not affected by twilight. The actual time of projection could also change as a result of weather and other factors, so it is advisable to check closer to the date. In the rare event of a temporary loss of electrical power, the names scheduled for display in that period will not appear until the next time listed.