The AIF Project

Michael James BALL

Regimental number1618
Place of birthWagga Wagga New South Wales
SchoolChristian Brothers (Catholic) School, Wagga Wagga, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressCrampton Street, Wagga Wagga, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, James Robert Ball, Crampton Street, Wagga Wagga, New South Wales
Enlistment date1 December 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll1 December 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name55th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/72/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 14 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll55th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 30 September 1918
Place of death or woundingBullecourt, France
Date of death30 September 1918
Age at death21.10
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialBallicourt British Cemetery (Plot I, Row E, Grave No. 14), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James and Emma Ball, 157 Devonshire Street, Sydney, New South Wales. Native of Wagga Wagga, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

Print format    

© The AIF Project 2024, UNSW Canberra. Not to be reproduced without permission.