The attached photo of a grave was in my father's collection. It is of a grave of Pte E J James 2/3 Australian Infantry D Company - I think his service record number reads QX27625.

I have looked this name and number up in the Archives and cannot find any matching records. I am interested to find out whether his ancestors would be interested in a copy of this photo if I can find them.

My father was John George Milne QX58440 - he was a craftsman driver/mechanic in 340 LAD RAEME in the Pacific - I believe on Moratai - in WWII.  We suspect that this grave was on that island. It is amongst some other photos of that time also - with palm fringed beach areas where the LAD was based.

Can anyone help me find any details?


Margaret Milne

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Margaret,  He was the son of  George Edward JAMES and Daisy Maud ACREMAN who married in 1915 in Queensland

His record has not been digitalised as yet on the National Archives

QX27625 JAMES EDWARD JOSEPH : Service Number - QX27625 : Date of birth - 23 Aug 1921 : Place of birth - BRISBANE QLD : Place of enlistment - BRISBANE QLD : Next of Kin - JAMES DAISY

This is a summary of his record on the Australian War Memorial Nominal Roll



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