James Albert MACROW

Regimental number5890
Place of birthLancashire England
AddressNyabing, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinMother, Mrs Sarah Elizabeth Macrow, 3 Back Mayfield Street, Hamer, Rochdale, Lancashire, England
Enlistment date19 April 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name28th Battalion, 16th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/45/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A23 Suffolk on 13 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll28th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 13 May 1917
Age at death from cemetery records28
Place of burialEtaples Military Cemetery (Plot XXV, Row B, Grave No. 13A), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Samuel and Sarah MACROW, 12 Bamfield Cottages, Whitworth Road, Rochdale, Lancashire, England. Native of Bamber Bridge, Preston
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal