The AIF Project

Benjamin Phillip JAMES

Regimental number6878A
Place of birthMelbourne, Victoria
SchoolState School
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressCarlton, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation40
Next of kinBrother, H F James, 444 Queen Street, Melbourne, Victoria
Enlistment date10 July 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name23rd Battalion, 20th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/40/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on 21 November 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll22nd Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularDied of Broncho Pneumonia at Abbeville, France
FateDied of disease 25 November 1918
Place of death or woundingAbbeville, France
Age at death38.6
Place of burialAbbeville Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot V, Row E, Grave No. 8), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
96
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Margaret JAMES. Native of Fitzroy, Victoria

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