James Percival BALL

Regimental number17081
Place of birthMelbourne, Victoria
SchoolBurnley State School, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationRailway porter
AddressElsternwick, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, A T Ball, 112 Head Street, Elsternwick, Victoria
Previous military service46th Infantry; Served in the Citizen Military Forces.
Enlistment date9 March 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll24 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameJanuary 1917 Reinforcements
AWM Embarkation Roll number26/99/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A70 Ballarat on 19 February 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll7th Field Ambulance
FateDied of wounds 4 July 1918
Place of death or woundingnear Amiens, France
Age at death21.11
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialBeacon Cemetery (Plot I, Row I, Grave No. 9), Sailly-Laurette, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Albert Thomas and Jane Euphemia BALL, 112 Head Street, Elsternwick, Victoria, Australia. Native of Melbourne
Family/military connectionsBrother: Captain A.A. Ball, DCM, 34th Battalion
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal