Robert Henry JAMES

Regimental number7509
Place of birth'Ridgeway', Bairnsdale, Victoria
SchoolTrinity Grammar School, Kew, Melbourne, Victoria
Other trainingDiploma, Dookie Agricultural College
ReligionChurch of England
AddressBairnsdale, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinFather, C James, Ridgeway, Bairnsdale, Victoria
Enlistment date23 May 1917
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll2 May 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name7th Battalion, 25th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/24/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A32 Themistocles on 4 August 1917
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Division Ammunition Column
FateDied of wounds 29 September 1918
Place of death or woundingWounded of Ronssoy, East of Le Cahilet
Age at death26.7
Age at death from cemetery records27
Place of burialTempleux-le-Guerard British Cemetery (Plot II, Row F, Grave No. 37), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Charles and Catherine JAMES
Family/military connectionsSecond cousin H Wilcox 22nd Bn (killed) also Lieut K.F. Dowden ,7th Coy AASC (Military medal) also Surgeon Major P Maplestone DSO.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal