|Place of birth||Woodbridge, Suffolk, England|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Address||Payneham, South Australia|
|Age at embarkation||40|
|Next of kin||Wife, Mrs Frances Emma Palmer, Payneham, South Australia|
|Previous military service||1st Suffolk Infantry (12 years), including 15 months service with 1st Service Battalion, Suffolk Regiment, in the South African War|
|Place of enlistment||Adelaide, South Australia|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||3rd Battalion, Naval and Military Forces - Special Tropical Corps (Nov 1914)|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/112/3|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board SS Eastern on
|Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)||Name does not appear on Nominal Roll|
War service: Rabaul.
Promoted Corporal, Rabaul, 22 February 1915.
To draw extra duty pay of 2/- per whilst employed at the bakery, 5 July 1915.
Proceeded to Australia on furlough, 6 December 1915; return to Rabaul, 14 March 1916.
Found guilty, 23 May 1916, of whilst on active service, (1) conduct to the prejudice of good order and military discipline; (2) being drunk: fined two pound.
Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Marsina', 1 January 1917.
Admitted to No 7 Australian General Hospital, 27 January 1917 (pulmonary tuberculosis); transferred to No 17 Australian Auxiliary Hospital, 31 January 1917.
Discharged Adelaide (medically unfit), 15 August 1917.
Total war service: 2 years 289 days (of which 1 year 354 days was abroad).Medal: British War Medal.
|Date of death|
|Age at death||48|
|Place of burial||AIF Cemetery (Path 5, Grave 4 East), West Terrace, Adelaide, South Australia|
|Sources||NAA: B2455, PALMER James|