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Robert Francis JAMES

Place of birthLancashire England
OccupationClerk
AddressPerth Club, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinFather, Robert William James, Brookfield, Bootle, England
Enlistment date4 October 1916
Rank on enlistment2nd Lieutenant
Unit name51st Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/68/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A23 Suffolk on 10 October 1916
Rank from Nominal Roll2nd Lieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll51st Battalion
FateDied of wounds 13 October 1917
Age at death from cemetery records28
Place of burialYpres Reservoir Cemetery (Plot I, Row H, Grave No. 29), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
153
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Robert and May JAMES, "Brookfield", Bootle, Cumberland, England. Native of Liverpool, England
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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