Frederic Hobart JAMES

Date of birth8 July 1892
Place of birthMelbourne Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMedical practitioner
AddressSurrey Hills, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinMother, Mrs James, Norfolk Road, Surrey Hills, Victoria
Previous military serviceA Army Medical Corps
Enlistment date18 February 1917
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll9 July 1916
Rank on enlistmentCaptain
Unit nameMedical Officers
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A46 Clan MacGillivray on 10 May 1917
Rank from Nominal RollCaptain
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Army Medical Corps


Unit: MED
Promotion date: 20 November 1916

FateEffective abroad (still overseas)

Military Cross

'During the attack on Peronne, on 1st-3rd September 1918, this officer was conspicuous for his gallantry and devotion to duty, working unceasingly under heavy fire, and practically without sleep, during the whole period, attending to a large number of wounded. His energy and untiring self-sacrifice were worthy of the highest praise.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 67
Date: 3 June 1919