The Grave of James Tinker

James Tinker was born at Warrnambool in 1886, to Francis (Frank) Tinker and Jessie McKay. He married Agnes Howe in 1904 and had two children. The war came and James enlisted on August 16, 1915. A Gunner, service number 9332, with the 4th Australian Field Artillery Brigade. His service record is available at this link here to browse or download at the National Archives of Australia. He first went to the AIF Camp at Tel El Kiber in Egypt before heading to Alexandra and then on to France. On September 19, 1917, James was wounded in action in Belgium, but he remained on duty. Ten days later on September 29, he was killed in action. His grave, as pictured, is located at the Reninghelst New Military Cemetery in Belgium. If you are related to James, then this photograph is for your use. If you would like the unedited full sized image, please follow the link to download it from the State Library of Victoria. Click Here (Tif, 3744 x 5308, 56.9m).

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