|Place of birth||McKenzie Creek via Horsham, Victoria|
|School||Catholic School, Horsham, Victoria|
|Address||Haven, via Horsham, Victoria|
|Age at embarkation||25|
|Next of kin||Mother, Mrs J Plozza, Haven, via Horsham, Victoria|
|Previous military service||Nil|
|Place of enlistment||Melbourne, Victoria|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||6th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/23/2|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A64 Demosthenes on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||58th Battalion|
|Fate||Killed in Action
|Age at death from cemetery records||30|
|Place of burial||No known grave|
|Commemoration details||V.C. Corner (Panel No 14), Australian Cemetery Memorial, Fromelles, France|
|Panel number, Roll of Honour,|
Australian War Memorial
|Miscellaneous information from|
|Parents: James and Annie PLOZZA, Horsham, Victoria|
War service: Egypt, Western Front
Joined 6th Bn, Serapeum, 8 February 1916.
Transferred to 58th Bn, 17 February 1916; taken on strength of 58th Bn, 17 February 1916.
Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 17 June 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 23 June 1916.
Killed in action, 19 July 1916.
Note, Red Cross File No 2170308: 'No trace Germany. Cert. by Capt. Mills. 10.10.19.'Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Sources||NAA: B2455, PLOZZA James
Red Cross file 2170308